This information was made known in a letter he sent to the Senate, the letter was read by Senate President Bukola Saraki on the floor of the House on Thursday.
The President’s spokesman Femi Adesina has also announced on social media (Twitter) that President Buhari is jetting of to the United Kingdom today on a short vacation.
“Buhari resumes on Feb 6. While away, he will do routine medical check-ups. VP Osinbajo acts as President.”
Here is what we know.