Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Buhari In High Spirit, Recovering Fast, Says Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo today said that President Muhammadu Buhari is in good spirit and recuperating very fast.

He made the disclosure to State House correspondents just before entering the Council Chamber to start the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.

Osinbajo, who left Nigeria on yesterday to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari in the United Kingdom, returned to the country on Wednesday morning.

He said: “Well, first as you know I went to see him, I went to check up on him to find out how he was doing. I had of course been speaking on the phone and I thought it will be a good thing to go and see him and you know generally check up on how he was doing and also to brief him on developments back at home.


“So we had a very good time, we had a very good conversation on wide ranging issues and he is in very good spirit, he is recuperating very quickly and he is doing very well.

On the state of the President’s health, he said: “Well, as I have said he is in very high spirit, he is recuperating very well and we had very long conversation, we spoke for well over an hour and his humor is all there. He is doing well and he is recuperating fast.

Asked when Buhari is due back in the country, he said: “I think very very shortly. Very shortly. I think we should really expect him back very shortly. Like I said he is recuperating very fast and he is doing very very well.

On whether the President will return within 90 days from May 7th, he said: “No no. Deadlines aren’t a very good thing but as I said he is recuperating fast we expecting him very shortly. Much sooner than you will expect.

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