Video: Buhari's recovery symbolizes recovery of Nigeria – Osinbajo

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From Nuel Anaba, Abuja
Acting president Yemi Osnbajo has described the recovery of president Muhammadu Buhari from the ailment that afflicted him as symbolic of the recovery of Nigeria from economic morass.

An elated Osinbajo who spoke to news men at the Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport, Abuja, where he welcomed President Buhari from his 103-day London medical vacation said: “the recuperation of the president is in some sense symbolic of the recovery of Nigeria. Nigeria is going to recover.
“We are on the path of strong economic recovery and this is an excellent sign that the country is on the right side. There is a great hope, there is great excitement and we are going to make it as a nation.”
He described the overwhelming reception accorded the president by Nigerians, despite the short notice as spontaneous, adding: “It was a natural reaction. Most people heard of his arrival only a few hours before then, but as you can see, the response was so spontaneous. So, I think that people were so excited and very happy.”
Professor Osinbajo emphasized that many Nigerians are happy that the president came back hale and hearty.
This was even as the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) expressed happiness on the return of president Buhari and commended the efforts of professor Osinbajo for uniting the country and driving the recovery of the nation’s economy.

In a statement the national publicity secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi, the ruling party also thanked Nigerians for praying for President Buhari’s recovery and safe return.
“All Progressives Congress (APC) welcomes the president, his Excellency Muhammadu Buhari back home to the country after his medical vacation to the united kingdom.
“The Party thanks to the vice president, his Excellency Prof. Yemi Osinbajo for his competent leadership in the absence of president Buhari and especially commends him for his effort to unite the country and drive the recovery of the national economy.
“The APC also thanks all Nigerians who had prayed ceaselessly for the speedy recovery and safe return of the president, assuring them that the APC-led federal government is poised to fulfill all the electoral promises the party made to Nigerians.”

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