A Renowned former Head of State of the Federal Republic Of Nigeria, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, who was hospitalised for an unknown ailment in London, has been discharged from the hospital. According to Leadership, General Abdulsalami’s hospitalisation was kept secret by his family members and aides.
However, a media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu, made a public disclosure about the health status of the former head of state in a tweet on Monday evening, June 20.
Shehu said he visited General Abdulsalami in London, noting that he was not in any serious condition, hence there was no cause for alarm.
He added that the former Head of State has been discharged from the hospital.
“Alhamdu Lillahi for Allah’s mercy. I just ended a visit to His Excellency Abdulsalami Abubakar, former Head of State. “He is out of hospital in a London apartment and apparently in no serious condition. He was his jovial self, maintaining a keen interest in developments back at home in Nigeria. Please, no cause for alarm,” the presidential spokesperson tweeted.