- Presidency releases voice message of President Buhari on BBC and other radio station
- This is reportedly in an effort to debunk rumour that the president is suffering from speech impairment
The Presidency has released President Muhammadu Buhari’s voice message to Nigerians to debunk reports that he is suffering from speech impairment.
Recently there have been reports in the social media claiming that the President was suffering from speech impairment and memory loss.
A lot of Nigerians have called on the President to speak to Nigerians to ascertain that he is truly in a good condition.
Buhari thanked them for their consistent prayers for his well-being.
The President also urged all citizens, irrespective of their socio-political affiliations, to always avoid hate speech and divisive tendencies capable of causing disaffection among them.
According to NAN, he also prayed for good harvest as farmers embarked on agricultural activities occasion by the commencement of rainfalls across the country.
Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity had on Saturday in a statement issued a similar message.
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A presidential source on Saturday had earlier confirmed that “the President is getting better “will return to Nigeria very soon”.
Buhari left Abuja for London on May 7, to see his doctors for follow-up medical checks.
Listen to Buhari's audio message below:
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that the minister of sports, Solomon Dalung, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari will soon return to the country from London.
Dalung made the disclosure on Thursday, June 23 in a Facebook post.
The minister however, did not specify the exact date when the president is expected back in the country.
See what Nigerians have to say abut President Buhari's stay in London in the video below: