President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate medical treatment of former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, outside the country.
This was made known in a Statement released by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President. The Statement revealed that the approval followed a Brief which the President received today on the medical condition of the former Vice-President.
The approval covers both the immediate charter of an Air Ambulance for the emergency movement and the cost of treatment.
President Buhari prayed that God grants the elder Statesman a speedy recovery.