Nigerians underneath the platform of the International Coalition for Safety and Democracy in Nigeria on Thursday within the United Kingdom protested on the Abuja Home in London over the go to by President Muhammadu Buhari for alleged medical remedy.
The protesters led by Gabriel Agbontaen, demanded that President Buhari ought to return dwelling and repair Nigerian hospitals as an alternative of in search of medical remedy overseas and planning for the importation of international medical Medical doctors.
They highlighted the insecurity and lack of fundamental facilities in Nigeria whereas Nigerian politicians continued to journey overseas to take pleasure in amenities offered by the politicians of different nations.
The protesters queried why President Buhari continued to patronise international companies when international merchandise similar to rice had been banned by his authorities.
Chief of Workers to President Buhari, Abba Kyari, on Monday travelled to London to satisfy along with his boss to signal the amended invoice of the Deep Offshore (and Inland Basin Manufacturing Sharing Contract) Act which was lately handed into legislation by the Nationwide Meeting.
In the course of his 2015 electoral marketing campaign, President Buhari promised Nigerians that he is not going to search medical remedy overseas.
He lately banned ministers from unjustifiable worldwide journeys.
Since his assumption in workplace, he had spent virtually 200 days out of workplace for medical tourism.
The protesters argued that since Buhari’s go to was personal, he must privately incur the monetary price of his visits.
About N10bn had been budgeted for the Aso Rock Clinic since Buhari assumed workplace in 2015, but Aisha Buhari complained in 2017 that there was no syringe within the clinic.
Although no authorities official got here out of the Abuja Home to deal with the protesters, who had been there for over two hours, some individuals had been seen filming the demonstrators from inside the ability.
The British police had been there to make sure that the protest remained peaceable.