Buhari in London: Our president is not ill, not in hospital – FG

By The Citizen

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says President Muhammadu Buhari is neither critically ill nor in life threatening situation.

In addition, he says there is no cause for alarm about the President's health.

The minister reiterated this position on Monday in Umuahia at the second town hall meeting for the South East and the launch of national reorientation campaign, 'Change Begins With Me'' in Abia.

The minister, who was asked to tell the country about the health condition of the president and whether there was need for a regular briefing on his health stressed that there was no reason for such briefings.

Mohammed disclosed that the president spoke with him on Saturday in the afternoon and there was no reason for Nigerians to be worried.

' I can say here very boldly and confidently that there is absolutely no cause for alarm.

'`Mr president called me at 2.43 p.m. on Saturday and we spoke.

'If Mr president is in the hospital or is critically ill, as minister of information, I will give daily bulletin on his health.

'Mr president is neither critically ill nor in the hospital and there is nothing life threatening about the checks he is going through,'' he said.