He said this necessitated his staying back in London , United Kingdom longer than initially planned.
The President said this in a four- paragraph made available to journalists by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity , Mr . Femi Adesina .
Adesina did not disclose how long the President ’ s “ longer period of rest” will take.
He however thanked Nigerians for their prayers and good wishes while assuring them that there is no cause for worry .
The statement read , “ President Muhammadu Buhari thanks millions of Nigerians who have been sending good wishes and praying for his health and well -being in mosques and churches throughout the country.
“ The President is immensely grateful for the prayers , show of love and concern .
“ President Buhari wishes to reassure Nigerians that there is no cause for worry .
‘”During his normal annual checkup, tests showed he needed a longer period of rest , necessitating the President staying longer than originally planned!!!