Presidency denies flying Buhari’s Son abroad for treatment


The Nigerian presidency has denied reports that the president’s only son, Yusuf Buhari, who was recently involved in a power bike accident, was flown abroad for treatment.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, said this in a text message sent to Dailytrust earlier today.

“That is not true, pls,” the presidential spokesman said.

Yusuf had a bike accident Tuesday night around Gwarimpa in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.He broke a limb and sustained injuries to the head as a result.

He has reportedly undergone surgery and is responding to treatment.

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