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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari speaks after returning from a medical trip from London to Abuja, Nigeria March 10, 2017. Presidential Office/Handout via REUTERS

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LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has sent letter to parliament notifying lawmakers that he has resumed his duties, his spokesman said on Monday.

It follows the president's return on Friday after medical leave in Britain that lasted nearly two months. His spokesman Femi Adesina, in a message posted on Twitter, said Buhari would receive a briefing from the vice president "in a short while".

(Reporting by Alexis Akwagyiram and Ulf Laessing; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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