Nigeria’s acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that he cannot disclose the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari, adding that the president is hale and hearty. The acting president stated that only President Buhari would disclose his health status at the appropriate time. The acting president yesterday said he had a long conversation with Buhari, noting that the latter was interested in knowing the present stage of the 2017 budget process He said he informed Buhari about the protests in the country as well as what Nigerians were saying about the economy.
Osinbajo said, “The president is hale and hearty. I spoke to the president just this (yesterday) afternoon, and we had a long conversation. He was interested in knowing about the budget process and how far we have gone and the meeting today (yesterday) with the private sector and the economic recovery growth plan. And I informed him about the protest march and feedback about what people are saying about the economy. He is in good shape. Just like he said in his letter to the National Assembly, he needs to go for a cycle of tests and once he sees the test results and gets medical advice, we expect him very soon.”