President Muhammadyu Buhari has expressed gratitude to Nigerians for their outpouring of affection and concern for him since he took a medical leave. Below is a press release by Femi Adesina, the president’s spokesman. PRESS RELEASE 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. FEMI ADESINA Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) February 21, 2017