Wife of Nigeria’s President, Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday departed the shores of the country for the United Kingdom to see her ailing husband 23 days after he left for further medical consultations in the country.

In a brief statement by the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Mrs Buhari, Adebisi Olumide Ajayi, the president’s wife is expected to spend some time with her husband.

The statement reads, “Her Excellency will spend some time with her Husband, President Muhammadu Buhari who is presently on medical vacation.

“Mrs. Buhari expressed her appreciation to the millions of Nigerians who have been praying for his quick recovery and safe return.”