Thursday, November 21, 2013

Nigeria president falls ill in London, after Birthday

Nigeria president falls ill in London

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has fallen ill while in London for a business meeting a day after his 56th birthday. Reuben Abati, the president spokesman said.

“In the course of his ongoing visit to London for a meeting of Nigeria’s Honorary International Investors’ Council, President Goodluck Jonathan became indisposed and could not be present at the opening of the meeting today,” said Reuben Abati.

“President Jonathan has since been examined by competent medical practitioners. He has been advised to rest for a few days.”

Abati added in an emailed statement that the president’s condition was “nothing serious and that the medical attention he has sought is only precautionary”.

Jonathan, who turned 56 on Wednesday, is not publicly known to be suffering from any serious medical conditions.


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