The Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Abuja House in London, they urged Nigerians to continue to pray for the safe return of the President.
In a statement signed by the speaker’s Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Turaki Hassan and in a In series of tweets by Bukola Sarak on Thursday night after meeting Buhari quoted Dogara’s Twitter handle @Yakubdogara as saying that Buhari was doing well “We must give thanks to God for this highly welcomed recovery. It is clear that Mr. President’s insistence on following his doctors’ advice has yielded the desired results”, he tweeted.
“Mr. President exhibited remarkable recovery and was very conversant with all the political happenings back at home and across the continent.
“It was a meeting of substance where we discussed important matters of state. We also discussed the 2017 budget.
“In particular, we talked about the Virement request by the Presidency which is before the National Assembly.
“We then considered the steps to be taken in the preparation of the 2018 budget to ensure its early passage.
“International issues were also discussed and Mr. President informed us that he has conveyed his sympathies to the people of Sierra Leone”, Saraki said
“Today we visited His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari. I am glad that he is doing well.
“His health has improved tremendously. I urge all Nigerians to continue to pray and offer thanks to God for answered prayers and for the safe return of Mr President.”Dogora said.
President Buhari recieved some media team last week led by Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, accompanied by Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity and Malam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity.
Other members of the team on the trip included Lauretta Onochie, Personal Assistant on Digital/Online Media and Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant on Diaspora Matters.