President Muhammadu Buhari is sick and is being treated at the presidential villa, PREMIUM TIMES can definitively report.
The president has an infection in his left ear, generally called Meniere Disease, a test which has definitely subdued his trips in the most recent one week.
As an after effect of the disease, the president now endures difficulties in listening and routine gripes of extreme agonies and bizarre sounds from that ear, those acquainted with his condition told PREMIUM TIMES.
Mr. Buhari had lately on three occasions drop official visits within and outside the nation because of the contamination and was represented at those events by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
A statement by the presidential spokesman on Friday said the VP would again represent the president at the 48th Ordinary Summit of Head of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) holding this weekend in Dakar, Senegal.
The statement by Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the VP, said Mr. Osinbajo left for Dakar on Friday and would be back in Abuja on Sunday.
Mr. Buhari, who clocked 73 last December, was said to have affirmed it to a few dignitaries who went by him in the previous days, disclosing to some of them that that was the reason he was not able visit Lagos and Rivers as booked.