President Muhammadu Buhari has written to thank the President of Guinea, Mr. Alpha Conde, for the nationwide prayers held last week by Guineans for his recovery and good health.
In the letter dated July 24, 2017, President Buhari, said that the action of Conde, is a gesture he will forever cherish and treasure.
According to the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Mr Femi Adesina, Buhari had earlier phoned Conde on the subject.
“I thank you for your kind and thoughtful action in organizing nationwide prayers for my good health. It is a gesture that I will forever cherish and treasure.
“Your Excellency will be pleased to hear that I am making good progress, and as soon as doctors advise, I shall return to my duties and continue serving the Nigerian people who elected me and are daily praying for my recovery,” he wrote.
The presidential aide also revealed that President Buhari had in an earlier letter accepted his nomination as leader of the “2018 AU Theme on the Fight Against Corruption”.
Buhari’s nomination came from African leaders at the 29th Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the AU in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on July 4, 2017.
“While thanking you for the kind words and for the nomination, I wish to express my readiness to accept this new important role and to reiterate my commitment to contribute towards our collective efforts to strengthen good governance and development on the continent.
“I, therefore, look forward to working closely with you in the realization of this objective.”
Conde is the current Chairman of the Assemblies of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.
Buhari on Sunday had launch with leadership of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in London.
The presidency has also confirmed that Six governors including those from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will be visiting the President, in London on Tuesday.
The governors selected from the six geo-political zones of the country and are expected to have lunch with the president on Wednesday July 26th.