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Saraki visits Buhari again


Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari met with Senate President, Bukola Saraki in London on Sunday evening, the presidency’s official Twitter account said.

It was their second meeting within a week.

“This evening President @MBuhari met with Senate President @bukolasaraki, at Abuja House,” the official @NGRPresident Twitter account wrote.

Unlike the first meeting, Senator Saraki has not spoken on what was discussed with the president.

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When they met last week, along with other leaders of the National Assembly, Saraki issued a statement, allaying public concerns about the president’s health.

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He said “there is no cause for alarm”

“The president I saw today is healthy, witty and himself…he is doing well, was cheerful and in good spirits”.

Here is Saraki’s statement:

“Myself, Rt Honorable Speaker, Yakubu Dogara and leader of Senate, Senator Ahmed Lawan paid a visit to President Buhari in Abuja House in London.

“We were delighted to see that President Buhari is doing well, was cheerful and in good spirits.

“The president I saw today is healthy, witty and himself.

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“The president’s absence and imminent return shows that there is no vacuum in government and our system of democracy is working with all organs of government fulfilling their mandate.

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“And let me use the time tested cliché, there is no cause for alarm!”

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