Following a relapse of health situation and an appeal made to him , President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate evacuation of former Vice President Dr. Alex Ekwueme, from the country for medical treatment abroad.
According to a statement from the presidency on Friday. ”The approval followed a brief to the President received Friday on the medical condition of the former Vice-President” the statement said.
. “The approval covers the immediate charter of an Air Ambulance for the emergency movement and the cost of treatment.
”President Buhari prays that God will grant the elder statesman speedy recovery”.the statement added.