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COVID-19: Buhari sends solidarity message to ailing British PM

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday sent a get-well message to British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, who had been admitted to the hospital over “persistent symptoms” of coronavirus.

He wished the British leader a quick recovery and restoration to full health.

The president’s solidarity message was conveyed via a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja.

The statement read: President Buhari’s sympathy and solidarity are with the British leader as he battles COVID-19 personally, and with the British people as their country battles the devastating effects of the pandemic.”

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He prayed that Johnson would soon be well enough to resume his great leadership of the United Kingdom at this most trying time in global history.

The British prime minister was taken to intensive care on Monday night after his condition deteriorated.

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