Gov Rochas: President Buhari’s Germany Visit not on Medical ground

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has dismissed the insinuations that President Muhammadu Buhari’s three-day visit to Germany was more of a medical trip than official engagements.

Okorocha, who was part of the president’s entourage to Berlin, Germany, made the clarification in his reaction to media interview granted by a Kano-based social commentator, Dr Junaid Muhaamed.

Muhammed had alleged that Buhari visited Germany on Friday to seek medical attention over an undisclosed illness.

Okorocha, who spoke to State House correspondents in Abuja, however, debunked the allegation and said that the official engagements of Buhari in Germany, had no connection, whatsoever, with medication.

He said the visit to Germany only ended on a compassionate note on Saturday with the president’s convoy veering off its way back to the airport in Berlin, to visit a Nigerian military officer receiving treatment in a Berlin hospital.

“President never went for any medical check-up. At least I was with him till 1.00a.m, after the dinner before I left him and he went to bed,


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