The Presidency has released President Muhammadu Buhari’s voice message to Nigerians to debunk reports that he is suffering from speech impairment.
There have been reports on social media claiming that the President is suffering from speech impairment and memory loss.
However, in the recording, aired on Sunday by some radio stations, including the BBC, the President is heard felicitating with Nigerians on theoccassion off Eid-el Fitr.
In the Buhari voice message, the president thanked Nigerians for their consistent prayers for his well-being.
The President also urged all citizens, irrespective of their socio-political affiliations, to always avoid hate speech and divisive tendencies capable of causing disaffection among them.
He also prayed for good harvest as farmers embark on agricultural activities occasion with the commencement of rainfalls across the country.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu, had on Saturday in a statement issued a similar message.
A presidential source on Saturday had earlier confirmed that “the President is getting better” and “will return to Nigeria very soon”.
Buhari left Abuja for London on May 7, to see his doctors for follow-up medical checks.