Anxiety Over State of Health of Buhari’s Son, Yusuf

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There was anxiety on Thursday over the state of health a son of President Muhammadu Buhari, Yusuf, who was on Tuesday night involved in a bike accident in Abuja.

Yusuf, who sustained a head injury and had one of his limps broken, was said to have undergone a successful surgery at a private hospital in Abuja.

Unconfirmed reports said that he was flown abroad in the early hours of Thursday for further medical attention.

But the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said there was no truth in the report.

“That is not true please,” Shehu simply replied an enquiry by our correspondent.

The presidential spokesman had in a statement on Wednesday said, “Yusuf Buhari had a bike accident last night around Gwarimpa in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

“He broke a limb and had an injury to the head as a result. He has undergone surgery at a clinic in Abuja. He is in a stable condition.

“The President and his wife, Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, are thankful to Nigerians for the good wishes and prayers for their son.

“May God reward you all.”

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