The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari who has been in the United Kingdom since May 7, 2017 has in a letter addressed to the Guinean president, Alpha Conde revealed his health status.
The Nigeria president in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adeshina thanked the Guinean President for his call for nationwide prayers for his health which was held in the country last week.
In the letter dated July 24, 2017, the Nigerian president who had earlier made a phone call to the Guinean president, the current Chairman of the Assemblies of Heads of State and Government of the African Union, the Nigerian president said: “I thank you for your kind and thoughtful action in organizing nationwide prayers for my good health. It is a gesture that I will forever cherish and treasure. Your Excellency will be pleased to hear that I am making good progress, and as soon as doctors advise, I shall return to my duties and continue serving the Nigerian people who elected me and are daily praying for my recovery.”
Recall that the Nigerian president had in an earlier letter accepted his nomination as the leader of the “2018 AU Theme on the Fight Against Corruption”.
Buhari in the letter added: “While thanking you for the kind words and for the nomination.
“I wish to express my readiness to accept this new important role and to reiterate my commitment to contribute towards our collective efforts to strengthen good governance and development on the continent.
“I, therefore, look forward to working closely with you in the realization of this objective.”