Pray for good health of President Buhari, APC enjoins Nigerians

Barsaba Taglieri
Mag 16, 2017

VANGUARD reports that the aide ensured that Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki and other top government officials were not informed of the President's trip until the actual day. "Questions on President Buhari's health should be directed to his office", Abuku said.

The lawmaker, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Health Services, noted that while it is normal to get anxious over the health of the President, "our attitudes towards the subject goes a long way to define our patriotism to our country".

Cobus de Hart, analyst at firm NKC Research, said the most "noteworthy change" in the final document compared to last year's draft was the planned composition of domestic and foreign borrowing, with Abuja now planning to rely more heavily on Nigerian creditors.

Frank, in the statement said, "The worldwide community are also waiting to see how Nigeria will handle the matter as this singular act could make or mar the war against corruption in Nigeria".

The President left for the United Kingdom last Sunday to receive medical attention and he is expected to be there for an indefinite time, according to his media aide, Femi Adesina.

President Buhari left Nigeria on Sunday to take medical leave in the United Kingdom for an undisclosed illness, leaving Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in charge.

Recently, the United States had praised the Buhari administration's current agenda of fighting insecurity and corruption.

Fomson urged Nigerians not to be deterred by the heath of the president, assuring he would soon bounce back and continue the good job he had started.

NEF, however, prayed for the return to full health of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying, "We commend the steadfast respect for the constitution in the manner the President assigns responsibility to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo whenever it has become necessary for him to travel to seek for medical treatment".

Speaking in a similar vein, the spokesman for the UK High Commission in Nigeria, Joseph Abuku, stated that while the British Government could not comment on whether any crisis resulting from Buhari's protracted ill-health would lead Nigeria into political instability, he said the UK had confidence in the President and his deputy.

Dickson Tarkighir has said that Acting President, Prof.

Nigeria is in its second year of recession brought on by low oil prices which have slashed government revenues.

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