Wife to visit ill Buhari

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ABUJA: The wife of Nige­ria’s Pres­i­dent Muham­madu Buhari is set to visit him in Bri­tain where he is re­ceiv­ing med­i­cal treat­ment, her spokesper­son said yes­ter­day, weeks af­ter she last vis­ited him and said he was re­cov­er­ing quickly.

The ail­ing pres­i­dent left Nige­ria’s cap­i­tal, Abuja, on May 7 and handed over power to his deputy, Yemi Os­in­bajo. It is his sec­ond pe­riod of med­i­cal leave this year.

Of­fi­cials have re­fused to dis­close de­tails of the 74-year-old’s con­di­tion.

Aisha Buhari left Nige­ria on Sun­day and will at­tend an event in Ethiopia be­fore con­tin­u­ing her jour­ney to Lon­don to­day. Reuters

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