- Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state insists President Muhammadu Buhari is on life support
- Fayose says Aisha Buhari’s trip to London confirms his claim that the president is on life support
- Presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie, slams Fayose for insisting Buhari is on life support
The personal assistant to the president on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has blasted Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state for insisting that President Muhammadu Buhari is on life support.
NAIJ.com recalls that Aisha Buhari on July 2 left Abuja to visit her ailing husband in London, according to a statement by Suleiman Haruna, director of Information to the wife of the president.
The statement also added that Mrs Buhari would stop over in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to make a symbolic appearance at the meeting of the Organisation of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) on Monday July 3, 2017.
However, Governor Fayose reacting to news on Aisha Buhari’s trip to London said the wife of the president was travelling to London because her husband was on life support as he had earlier stated.
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But presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie on Tuesday, July 4, slammed the governor for arriving at such conclusion, saying Fayose’s ideas of Aisha Buhari’s trip was influenced by Kwale weeds.
Meanwhile, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter of condolence to the Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state over the death of elder statesman, Alhaji (Dr) Yusuf Maitama Sule.
NAIJ.com gathered that the letter which was signed personally by the president expressed profound shock over the death of Alhaji Sule, describing his passing as a "heavy loss."
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity Garba Shehu on Monday, July 3, said the letter will be delivered by the federal government delegation to the burial as constituted by the Acting President.
In the video below, NAIJ.com TV asked some Nigerians what they have to say about the president being away from the country for a long while.