Thursday, February 9, 2017 8:37 pm
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, said on Thursday that President Muhammadu Buhari was hale and hearty in London.
Saraki stated this on his twitter handle and said that he spoke with the president on Wednesday night.
According to him, the president is in good spirit, contrary to insinuations in some sections of the public that he is in a critical condition.
“Happy to have spoken with President Buhari tonight. He was in good spirit and joked about my working late into the night, as usual
“He is hale and hearty, going by his voice on telephone which suggested that he is in sound health,’’ he tweeted.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that speculations and insinuations on the state of health of the president since he proceeded on a 10-day vacation to the United Kingdom on Jan. 19.
In a letter to the senate, he indicated that he would carry out routine medical check.
However, he failed to return at the expiration of 10 days, but forwarded another letter to the senate requesting extension of time to complete his check-up.
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed receipt of the request. (NAN)