President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he is currently taking “a short rest” in London, UK.
An official statement issued by presidential media aide, Garba Shehu, has it that the President disclosed via a letter he wrote to the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, King Abdullah ll Bin Al-Hussein, following the resolution of a recent rift in the royal household.
The statement was titled, ”President Buhari writes Jordan’s King Abdullah, conveys good wishes and solidarity.”
Garba quoted Me President Buhari as saying that he felt much disturbed when he heard reports of the crisis in the royal family but felt reassured when he was told that everything had been amicably resolved.
The letter in part reads
“While here in London taking a short rest, I was profoundly disturbed to read from international news agencies of attempts to destabilise the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Your exemplary leadership since ascending the throne has attracted worldwide admiration.
Relations between Nigeria and Jordan have been excellent and I thank you for the part you have played in this relationship.
‘Your Majesty, I am much heartened that matters have now been resolved and I pray that the Hashemite Kingdom continues to not only remain peaceful, but also a major beacon of hope for the region under Your Majesty’s wise guidance.”
The President left Nigeria on March 31 for his routine medical checkup. He is expected back in Nigeria next week.