Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has said his country loses $1.1bn (£837m) every year to medical tourism, local media reports say.

In a speech to policy makers read out on his behalf, Mr Buhari said that the gaps in universal healthcare provision need to be addressed, the Vanguard newspaper reports.

Several newspapers quote the president as saying in the speech:

Several newspapers quote the president as saying in the speech:

At his own expense, Mr Buhari himself made several trips to the UK for medical reasons during his first term, resulting in a long absence from office.