Babachir Lawal, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, has said President Muhammadu Buhari, who is on a 10 day medical vacation in the United Kingdom, is indeed sick.
Lawal made the disclosure at the Federal Executive Council meeting today.
He also revealed that three of Buhari’s ministers are also very ill. The ministers are Aisha Alhassan, Minister of Women Affairs, Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education and Ibrahim Jibril, Minister of State for Environment.
The SGF said Alhassan, popularly called “Mama Taraba” had been down and had to undergo a surgery in the United States.
Lawal prayed for their quick recovery.
There have been media reports indicating that Buhari may be suffering from ear and brain cancer, but there has not been any official corroboration.
Femi Adeshina, spokesman of the president, had denied reports that Buhari was sick and told reporters that he was only going for medical vacation.