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Presidency Gives Update On Ex-Head Of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar’s Illness



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President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu has shed light on the state of health of ex-head of state, Abdulsalami Abubakar.

Naija News had earlier reported that the former head of state was flown out of Nigeria over health-related issues.

There were speculations that Abdulsalami had a partial stroke and was flown to a hospital in the United Kingdom

Shehu while reacting to the development in a post on his Twitter account disclosed that Abdulsalami is currently in London.

He further stated that he is out of the hospital in London, adding that there is no cause for alarm.

Shehu added that the former head of state is his jovial self and is also concerned about the developments back in Nigeria.

The presidential spokesman wrote, “Alhamdu Lillahi for Allah’s mercy.

“I just ended a visit to His Excellency Abdulsalami Abubakar, former Head of State.

“He is out of the hospital in a London apartment and apparently in no serious condition.

“He was his jovial self, maintaining a keen interest in developments back at home in Nigeria. Please, no cause for alarm.”