President Goodluck Jonathan, who travelled to the UK for a meeting of Nigeria’s Honorary International Investors’ Council is currently undergoing medical check up, The Presidential spokesperson Reuben Abati has announced that the president is currently undergoing medical check up in the United kingdom but says it’s nothing serious. President Jonathan was examined by competent medical practitioners who advised him to rest for a few days.
Below is the presidency press release:
In the course of his on-going visit to London for a meeting of Nigeria’s Honorary International Investors’ Council, President Goodluck Jonathan became indisposed and could not be present at the opening of the meeting today. President Jonathan has since been examined by competent medical practitioners. He has been advised to rest for a few days.
The Presidency wishes to assure all Nigerians that President Jonathan’s condition is nothing serious and that the medical attention he has sought is only precautionary.
Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) November 21, 2013
Participants at the Investor’s Council meeting at Hilton Hotel in London said they became worried when Mr. Jonathan failed to show up during a scheduled opening speech at the packed event paid for by the Nigerian government. Lady Linda Chalker later anchored the event without Mr. Jonathan.