Buhari thanks Nigerians after son’s ‘recovery’

President Buhari's son, Yusuf Buhari. [TheNewsGuru.com]

President Muhammadu Buhari, his wife, Aisha, and their family have thanked “all men and women of goodwill”, for their prayers and best wishes for the president’s son, Yusuf, to recover after a motor bike accident.

The president said on Friday that Yusuf had recovered and was ready to be discharged after treatment in an intensive care unit and later, ward, of an Abuja hospital.

In a statement by Mr. Buhari’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina, the family appreciated the “overwhelming show of love and solidarity” which had come their way since Yusuf was involved in a motorcycle crash on December 26, 2017.

“We thank Nigerians from all walks of life, both within and outside the country, leaders of many foreign countries, groups, organizations, individuals, and many others, who prayed, visited, sent messages, and generally stood by us at the trying time,” the family said.

The statement said Yusuf had been discharged from Cedarcrest Hospital, Abuja, Friday, following what the Chief Medical Director described as his “extremely speedy response to treatment.”


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  • Mizch

    So Mr. President will use another man to thank Nigerians for their prayers and good will for the recovery of his own son. Does it really look descent enough?

    • Otile

      Maybe he has lost his voice, 2 years ago he lost his hearing when Lagos Boys and Avengers yelled at him not to visit their places. It is most likely we are now dealing with a mere shadow of what was General Muhammadu Buhari. O ma se oo.

  • angers

    The 73 dead people in makurdi has no one to thank for them . They hav all died as a result of wrong leadership……GOD is watching.

    • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

      We won’t mention Bunu Yadi.

  • Ayinde

    yet it was reported he has been flown to Germany. Let the Lie Continue.

    • Bassey Frank

      You are a fattening pig.

  • Bassey Frank

    You have energy to argue with brainless minions.

  • Bassey Frank

    Do the Nigerians PMB thanked include the multitude of homes mourning for their dear ones massacred by Fulani herdsmen in Benue?

  • ojomaje ijato

    “The president said on Friday that Yusuf had recovered and was ready to be discharged after treatment …….” Premium Times

    @ Kay: Note the above from paragraph 2 of the article and stop blaming Ayinde.

    • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

      Thanks for that observation, Ojomaje.

      But the recovery would have been from the coma as opposed to one from the accident itself.

      I however, concede that could open up the entire statement for misinterpretation.

      Ayinde, my apologies.

  • man

    are we sure he was even in an enjoy enjoy enjoy accident approved by the sss? why the nation is sympathisisin, pmb was busy violating federalc character. the north must use all sorts of tricks to fill all positions. was the boy even sick? one doesnt suffer brain injury and is discharged in 2 weeks. haba no!!!!