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BUHARI’S HEALTH: No cause for alarm, Presidency insists



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The Presidency has insisted that there is nothing to worry about as far as the health condition of President Muhammadu Buhari is concerned

This follows growing concerns over Buhari’s true health status following the infinite extension of his medical vacation in the United Kingdom,

The presidency insists that he is not in any serious condition or in any hospital in the UK.

Buhari’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who said this in a statement Monday morning said, “I spoke to the president’s personal doctor last night, and he told me President Buhari is not in any serious condition to worry about. He is not in hospital. He is in the residence at the Nigerian High Commission.

“He and his delegation were ready to come home yesterday but for the delayed test result which came in yesterday necessitated that he delays his return. There is nothing to worry about as far as his condition is concerned.”

The President had on January 19, embarked on a 10 day vacation to the UK and asked his vice, Yemi Osinbajo to take charge as acting President.

His expected return this Monday, 18 days after he traveled, was extended following his letter to the Senate on Sunday evening .

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A statement release by the Presidency in respect to the President’s vacation extension gave health issues as reason.

This latest event has seen the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) demanding that the Presidency disclose the true health status of President Buhari.

For many Nigerians there is also heightened fears as to the true state of the President. This is more so following rumours of death and him being critically ill and unfit to rule again, that has continued to spread on the internet, despite government denials of such rumours.



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