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London Trip: Buhari Confirms He is sick

Posted: Jun 7, 2016 at 4:30 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Innocent Oweh

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on  Monday  confirmed  that he was going to London for 10 days to get his health checked and that the National Assembly had been duly informed.

The presidency, however, insisted that the president was not sick but was going on vacation. Before embarking on the journey,  he  confirmed  that  he  had duly transmitted a letter to the National Assembly  intimating the federal lawmakers of  his 10day leave, starting Monday June, 6.

The president disclosed this when he spoke to journalists at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, shortly before leaving for London. Buhari  said,  “I  have  already told Nigerians that I am going for 10 days to get my ears checked. But  Special  Adviser  to  the President on Media and Publicity,  Femi Adesina, insists that the president’s plan to have a medical check while in London is not to suggest that he is sick.