President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he had to stay back in the UK longer than he had planned because medical tests suggested that he should take a longer rest.
In a statement released this Tuesday by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, Buhari reassured Nigerians that there was no cause for worry. The following is the full text of the brief statement:
PRESIDENT BUHARI THANKS NIGERIANS FOR PRAYERS; SAYS NO CAUSE FOR WORRY
“President Muhammadu Buhari thanks millions of Nigerians who have been sending good wishes and praying for his health and well-being in mosques and churches throughout the country.
“The President is immensely grateful for the prayers, show of love and concern.
“President Buhari wishes to reassure Nigerians that there is no cause for worry.
“During his normal annual checkup, tests showed he needed a longer period of rest, necessitating the President staying longer than originally planned.”
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)