According to the report, Buhari made the remark while addressing members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), all heads of security agencies and the governors Kogi, Yahaya Bello and Zamfara, Abdulaziz Yari, in a closed door meeting shortly after his arrival to the country.
At the meeting, Buhari expressed his gratitude to Nigerians who prayed and called for more support as he rededicated himself to service.
He said he was conscious of the cost his treatment abroad but added that he received the best of treatment.
He said he feels much better now and appealed to all Nigerians to continue to pray for him.
He said: “Whatever the case I'm still grateful to Nigerians.”
President Muhammadu Buhari arrived 8.37 am at Presidential Villa and emerged from the Presidential Chopper 8.42 am.