17 August 2017

Nigeria: Buhari's Health Has Improved Tremendously, Says Dogara

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The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Abuja House, London

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari's health has improved tremendously.

The Speaker and the President of Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki visited the President at Abuja House in London on Thursday.

It will be recalled that President Buhari had been in London where he has been receiving medical attention for over 100 days.

He left the shores of Nigeria on May 7. This was after his first medical trip to the same city this year which lasted about for 51 days; from January 19 to March 10.

Buhari's absence at his duty post at Aso Presidential Villa, Abuja had sparked off a series of protests with the latest being championed by a popularly Nigerian musicians, Charles Oputa known as Charley Boy.

Tweeting via his verified official Twitter handle @Yakubdogara, the Speaker said he was glad to see that the President's health status had greatly improved.

He also urged Nigerians to continue to pray and offer thanks for answered prayers and for the safe return of the President.

"Today we visited His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari. I am glad that he is doing well."

"His health has improved tremendously. I urge all Nigerians to continue to pray and offer thanks to God for answered prayers and for the safe return of Mr. President", Dogara tweeted.

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