President Muhammadu Buhari again yesterday thanked Nigerians for praying for his quick recovery.
The phone call to Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, took place at the Africa House, Government House, in Kano during a prayer session for his quick recovery.
There were many Islamic scholars, prominent politicians and Imams in attendance as they listened and yelled with joy during the phone conversation in Hausa. Ganduje said:
“Your Excellency, you are calling at the right time, when we have gathered here praying to the Almighty Allah for your quick recovery. All participants said they are extending their heartfelt greetings to Your Excellency. “ Buhari said
“I want to use this opportunity to express my deep appreciation to you (Ganduje) and all other Nigerians who had taken the pain to pray for my quick recovery and I am highly grateful.’’
Speaking after the telephone conversation, Ganduje said
“This is the end of my speech. From the way we heard his voice, we are so happy to believe that he is recuperating quickly and with full happiness and good wishes for the country.”We are very happy Allah has showed us that He has answered our prayers.
Many of those at the session expressed surprise to hear President Buhari’s voice. Many people burst into tears as others expressed relief.