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Ben Bruce: Buhari is one of the most famous health tourists

Ben Bruce: Buhari is one of the most famous health tourists
August 03
15:52 2018
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Ben Murray-Bruce, senator representing Bayelsa east senatorial district, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as one of the “most famous health tourist”.

He made the remark in a veiled reference to Buhari in a post on his Facebook page.

He hailed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for seeking medical services within Nigeria, wondering why Buhari prefers going outside the country.

“A few days ago, I was with President Obasanjo in Bayelsa where he went for his medical check-up. That is a leader who believes in Nigeria. That is a leader who loves Nigeria. Meanwhile, I hear that London would soon have a visit from one of her most famous health tourists,” he wrote.

Buhari left for the UK earlier on Friday.

On Wednesday, Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, announced that the president would spend 10 days in the UK.

He added that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo will be in charge of the country in the president’s absence.

He said the president had informed the leadership of the national assembly about his trip.

“In compliance with section 145 (1) of the 1999 constitution, a letter has been transmitted to the president of the senate, and the speaker, house of representatives to that effect,” he said.

Last year, Buhari spent a total of 152 days in London in the course of medical treatment.

The president’s health has been a subject of controversy as his ailment has not been disclosed.

Buhari is seeking another term next year but his opponents have asked him not to run, citing his health condition as one of the reasons.

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