Buhari doing well, says Dogara
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara,has spoken about the President’s health saying there is tremendous improvement.
A statement signed by the speaker’s Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Turaki Hassan, quoted Dogara’s Twitter handle @Yakubdogara as saying that Buhari was doing well.
It added that the speaker, who visited the President with the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki at the Abuja House in London, also urged Nigerians to continue to pray 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.”
The visit by Dogara and Saraki was the latest by prominent Nigerians.
President Buhari on Saturday had received members of his media team at the Abuja House in London, where he reassured them that there was tremendous improvement in his health.
The presidential media team was led by Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, accompanied by Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity and Malam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity.
Other members of the team on the trip included Lauretta Onochie, Personal Assistant on Digital/Online Media and Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant on Diaspora Matters.
Acting-President Yemi Osinbajo led the stream of visitors.
He was followed by state governors and the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC).
During the visits, President Buhari sent appreciation to all Nigerians, expressing hope that he would return home soon.