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Sunday, 5 June 2016

PRESIDENT BUHARI PROCEEDS ON 10 DAYS VACATION

WHY PRESIDENT BUHARI IS PROCEEDING ON A-10 DAYS VACATION


The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity Mr. Femi Adesina has informed the media and public that the President will take 10 days off and travel to London on Monday June 6th to rest.


It will be recalled that the Nigerian President has missed few national engagements which was allegedly related to ear infections.
President Buhari of Nigeria



Earlier on, Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina has refuted claims from some quarters that President Buhari is sick. In a report monitored on Friday, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said the report in the media that the President was ill is untrue.He dismissed the report , saying the President was hale and hearty.
The “purported illness is a fabrication which is not good for the media’s image”.
President Buhari on Friday separately received a former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and some other visitors. The President also observed juma’at prayer at the State House mosque on Friday.


“It is not true. It is the imagination of the writer. The President is fine and has been performing his duties”, Adesina said.


The report had claimed that the President was ill with infection in his left ear, known as Meniere Disease, and that the President was being treated at the Presidential Villa by his personal physician and other experts from the State House Clinic.
The reportedly also claimed that the illness has reduced the President’s outings in the last one week.
During the announced  holiday, he will  be seen by an E.N.T. specialist for a persistent ear infection. "The President was examined by his Personal Physician and an E.N.T Specialist in Abuja and was treated. Both Nigerian doctors recommended further evaluation purely as a precaution," statement from Presidency indicated.


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