President Goodluck Jonathan has been examined and treated by doctors for the sudden onset of severe abdominal pains he had in London and have certified him fully fit to return home and continue his official duties, the Presidency said on Saturday.
The President had suddenly taken ill on Wednesday while in London for the Honorary. International Investors Council meeting.
A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Rueben Abati said: “After a thorough evaluation of the President’s symptoms, medically referred to as acute abdomen, the doctors concluded that no surgical intervention was required”.
The Presidential aide in his statement also said President Jonathan will therefore return to Abuja tomorrow (Sunday) evening and will be at work in the Presidential Villa as usual on Monday.
Abati added that the President is scheduled to depart from London at about 1400 hours GMT and arrive at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at about 2000 hours.
He said the President seized the “opportunity to thank all Nigerians once again for their sympathy, support and prayers for his quick recovery following the announcement of his indisposition”.