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Rodents chased Buhari from office – Presidency

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, has said the office of President Muhammadu Buhari is being renovated because rodents damaged it.
Shehu said this in an interview with the BBC Pidgin Service on Tuesday.
“After im no dey for office for about three months, rodents don cause plenty damage for di furniture and air conditioning units wey dey for im office and dis na why e dey work from home for now,” Shehu told BBC in pidgin English.
President Buhari was away from the office for 103 days receiving medical treatment in the United Kingdom.
He left the country on May 7, 2017 and last week Saturday.
Shehu said it was during this period that rodents damaged the President’s office.
Furniture and air conditioning fittings in the President’s office were said to have been damaged.
Shehu told Arise News: “These are also general works and it is not uncommon for Nigerian presidents to also work from the Presidential Villa.
“What is important is that the job gets done.
“Whether he does it from his bedroom or his sitting room or his anteroom, it does not matter.
“Let the job be done.
“And the job will be done.”