Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has said his principal is patronising UK medical treatment because he can afford it.
Adesina said this while on a programme on Channel Television on Wednesday, where he addressed the accusation made by the opposition party, PDP that President Buhari spend tax money on medical trip
Many reaction emanated following the trip President Muhammadu Buhari recently embark upon for medical check-up in United Kingdom which include the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who also accused Buhari on wasting tax payers money on his health while some critics have said the president ought to be treated within the country.
While teaching, Adesina said the president has been receiving medical treatment from the same team of doctors for about 40 years, and they have his medical profile.
“It is advisable that he continues with that who knows his medical history and that is why he comes to London to see them.
“He has used the same medical team for over 40 years. Once you can afford it, then stay with the team that has your history.”