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President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has missed his third cabinet meeting in a row amid ongoing questions about the state of his health.

"The president chose today to rest, he was in his office yesterday, which you all reported", he added.

While wishing President Buhari a speedy recovery from the illnesses that plague him, CN, however, believed that "he can no longer recover in a manner that plagues the entire country".

Expressing disappointment with the way information surrounding the President's health status is being managed by his handlers, these groups and individuals warned against a repeat of Nigerians' experience during the government of the late President Umaru Yar'Adua.

Also, the Campaign for Democracy said the President should properly hand over power to the Vice-President and seek further medical treatment overseas.

"We want to take this opportunity to thank Nigerians who have expressed a lot of concern and sympathy and who have been praying for him".

Earlier this year, the 74-year-old president took six weeks of medical leave in London.

VOA's Hausa Service reporter, Umar Farouk Musa, said Buhari appeared hearty and cheerful as he greeted other worshippers at the end of prayers Friday. Aides to Buhari said he returned to Nigeria in March, but often works from home.

"The media team of the Presidency is not managing it (information around the President) well. He said it from day one when he came back from the UK".

Sheikh Ibrahim Fari, Chief Imam of Minna Central Mosque, has called on Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration in its effort to reposition the country for growth and development.

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