Following the decision of President Buhari write to the National Assembly informing them of his desire to extend his leave, Nigerian’s across the board have been reacting to the news of the extension.
The President is seeking an extension in order to complete and receive the results of a series of tests recommended by his doctors. The notice has since been dispatched to the Senate President, and Speaker, House of Representatives.
Over the past days, rumours had been making the rounds that the President’s health had deteriorated to the point of death, something various administration officials have come out to debunk. The news of the leave extension is sure to get the rumour mill spinning in over drive.
Here are a few tweets from Nigerians reacting to the news of the extension.
Lanre Yusuf – @lance458 I have received insults and abuses for Insisting buhari was only resting but to now hear he awaits test result makes me feel like a big fool.
ThankGod Ukachukwu - @tksilicon: Next time Fayose tells you that Buhari is not fit to rule Nigeria, hold your peace and insults. Buhari is a sick man, lacks the capacity!
@OLumiOO: It won’t take buhari anything to release a video to confirm his “Alive” status.
Michael – @mogentle: At this point, a million pictures proves nothing about Buhari’s true health status until he returns.
EmmaCraft – @emmanuel_nzube: Buhari extends vacation at this juncture, we need to ask FR Mbaka if Buhari’s bird is still flying
david osadolor – @david_mayor1: I dreamt last week that Buhari tendered his resignation coz of ill health and handed over to Osinbajo, I hope this comes to pass.
Dr. Njakiri Damages - @DrDamages: Buhari’s health situation. The presidency must now explain to the people. Continuing silence does not serve the country well.
Femi Owoeye – @MrFemiOwoeye Till Buhari shows up physically, I won ’t be tagging him in tweets.. I cannot come and be sending messages to a dead man. 🚶🚶🚶
Seyi – @cheyi_respect Buhari keeps disappointing the same people that believed in him and keep justifying people that didnt.
ADEYEMI ORESANYA – @YemiOres: President Buhari extends vacation indefinitely on medical reasons…and d SA still wants us to believe all is well….we are watching.
PDP Halifax – @HalifaxPDP: APC, FG please fear God and tell Nigerians the truth about Buhari,Buhari is human he is not god Tell us the truth and we shall pray for him.