Nigerian Minister flown abroad for medical treatment after Buhari returns

Nigeria Trends — Nigerian Minister of State for Education flown abroad for medical treatment.

Minister of Education Anthony Anwukah

Nigeria Minister of State for Education Anthony Anwukah.

Less than six weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari returned from medical treatment in the United Kingdom, his Minister of State for Education, Anthony Anwukah, has been flown to the U.S for the same purpose.

According to PremiumTimes Nigeria, this was disclosed on Tuesday by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, at a press briefing on the 2017 World Teachers’ Day in Abuja.

Mr. Adamu, who did not disclose the ailment for which his colleague is hospitalized, urged those at the event to rise for a prayer for the speedy recovery of Mr. Anwukah.

“Please permit me to ask us to say a minute prayer for the Minister of State who is away in the U.S to receive medical treatment for an illness,” Mr. Adamu said immediately after the introduction of key officials at the briefing.

Mr. Anwukah was said to have attended a Federal Executive Council meeting two weeks ago wearing a cervical collar.

 

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