See the discussion Sports Minister Dalung had with Buhari in London
Aug 10, 2017 Gist 5993 By Abdulkerimu Oare
- Buhari is well and recovering swiftly.
- He is keeping up with Nigeria's performances at the IAAF
Sports minister Barr. Solomon Dalung recently shared details of his conversation with Buhari in London where he travelled to keep up with the IAAF championships.
He said "I MET WITH PRESIDENT BUHARI IN LONDON.
Yesterday, Tuesday, 8th August 2017, at about 2.30pm, I arrived 2-3 Campden
Hill, Abuja House London for an appointment with Mr. President".
Dalung continued "At 3.05pm, I was ushered into a sitting room, then Mr. President walked in, extended handshake. "Che Guvera, Why are you not dressed in your khaki, was it because of the cold here"? He protested. Yes sir, it is due to the cold weather, I replied. we exchanged pleasantries and sat down.
Mr President, I am in London for IAAF World Championships and Nigeria is participating, I said. I have been following up, President Buhari replied. The discussions moved to the state of affairs in the country and ended up with Mr President stating that sports is a veritable tool for Youth empowerment, employment and wealth creation, we must explored it for our advantage".
He added "Finally, I thanked God for his health and prayed for speedy recuperation. The Daura born General stood up, gave me a hand shake, while I walked out, with his charismatic smile he waved me bye. President Buhari has recovered and is fast recuperating. To God be the Glory for the great things He has done to us".