Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Bubari has ordered that former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme to be flown abroad for medical treatment.
Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), in a statement on Friday said the president had approved the immediate medical treatment of Ekwueme outside the country.
He said the approval followed a brief the President received on Friday on the medical condition of the former Vice-President.
“The approval covers the immediate charter of an Air Ambulance for the emergency movement and the cost of treatment.
“President Buhari prays that God will grant the elder statesman speedy recovery,” Shehu said.
SOURCE: PM NEWS NIGERIA