President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday thanked Nigerians for prayers over his health,stating results of the series of medical checkups he carried out had shown that he needed longer period of rest.
A statement by Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina said there is no cause for worry. The statement did not say when the President will return. It reads
“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.”