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Buhari Confirmed To Speak At Chatam House London Thursday

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SAN FRANCISCO, February 21, (THEWILL) – The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, has confirmed that he would honour his speaking engagement at the Royal Institute Of International Affairs, Chatham House in London scheduled for Thursday, February 26.

A statement issued Saturday by the Directorate of Media and Publicity of the APC Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCPCO), said Chatam House will post the event and send out invites on Monday, February 23.

The statement signed by Malam Garba Shehu said as part of his ongoing engagement in the United Kingdom, General Buhari had an interview Friday with a local medium, the “All Eyes on Africa TV Show” with Kemi Fajodutimi and met with Tony Blair Saturday morning.

The statement disclosed that Buhari left the London residence of the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, at about 1.30 pm UK time and returned to his rented flat in the city.

Meanwhile, the APC Presidential Campaign Organisation has appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to call Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State to order over his continued pestering of General Muhammadu Buhari with falsehood and death wishes.

The Campaign Organisation said the APC had learnt on good authority that Governor Fayose has hired people in London who have been trailing the movements of the APC presidential candidate while on his working visit in London.

“Let it be on record that knowing Governor Fayose's antecedents, we are not leaving anything to chances. The Governor who has published death-wish advertorials on Buhari will stop at nothing. If anything should happen to General Muhammadu Buhari while in London or anywhere, the authorities over there in the UK and at home should know who to hold responsible,” the statement said.