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Buhari, three ministers sick

08 June 2016, 15:37

Abuja - The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari and three of his ministers are currently sick, reports Punch.

Lawal disclosed this on Wednesday during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.

Also read: Buhari’s minister ill, secretly receiving treatment in US

The FEC meeting was presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

The Minister of Women Affairs Aisha Alhassan is said to be recuperating in a United States hospital after a surgery, while the Minister of Education Adamu Adamu is recuperating from back pains. 

The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril is also said to be ill.

News24 had reported that Alhassan, popularly known as Mama Taraba during her unsuccessful attempt to be Governor of Taraba State, has been in the US for three months according to sources.

Alhassan is undergoing orthopedic treatment and has had difficultly walking.

Buhari is currently in London on a 10-day vacation during which he is scheduled to see Ear, Nose and Throat doctors in relation to what the Presidency described as his persistent ear infection.

- News 24


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