Breaking News: Jonathan Falls Sick, Receives Treatment at London HospitalBreaking News, Featured, Femi Kehinde, Latest News, News Thursday, November 21st, 2013
President Goodluck Jonathan on Thurday falls ill in London and could not be present at the opening of the meeting with Nigeria’s Honorary International Investors’ Council (HIIC).
According to Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Dr. Reuben Abati, President Jonathan has since been examined by competent medical practitioners and advised to rest for a few days.
In a statement made available to African Examiner, Dr Abati said that President Jonathan’s condition is nothing serious and that the medical attention he has sought is only precautionary.
President Jonathan had arrived London yesterday for the Honorary International Investors Council (HIIC) meeting.
He was accompanied by Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, Senator Emmanuel Paulker, Senator Nenadi Usman, Hon. Sylvester Ogbaga, Hon. Isiaka Bawa, the Coordinating of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investments, Dr. Olusegun Aganga and the Governor of the Central Bank, Alhaji Lamido Sanusi.
Others on the President’s entourage include the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, the Minister of Communications Technology, Mrs. Omobola Johnson, the Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, the Minister of Special Duties, Alhaji Kabiru Turaki, the Minister of State (Foreign Affairs), Prof. Viola Onwuliri and heads of relevant government agencies
The Honorary International Investors Council (HIIC) is an organization of prominent investors from around the world that advises the Nigerian government on matters pertaining to the country’s economic development including reducing political corruption, making the best of oil production and attracting more investments.
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