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Buhari speaks with AU Chairperson, Alpha Conde from London

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The Chairperson of the African Union (AU), President Alpha Conde of Guinea on Friday, held phone conversations with President Muhammadu Buhari in London, to wish him good health and speedy recovery.

This was revealed in a statement issued on Saturday by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina.

President Conde, who said he was calling on behalf of leaders of member countries of the AU, assured the Nigerian President that all African leaders stood with him in prayers at a time like this.

President Buhari, while thanking President Conde for the telephone call, used the opportunity to congratulate him on his recent election as AU Chairperson during the 28th Ordinary Summit of the continental body in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in January 2017.

The Nigerian President, who could not attend the AU Summit, wished his Guinean counterpart a successful tenure.

President Buhari also expressed confidence that Africa will witness improved political stability, security and economic growth during Conde’s tenure.

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TheNewsGuru.com reports that President Muhammudu Buhari proceeded on a medical vacation to London, United Kingdom on January 19 after writing to the National Assembly and transferring powers to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, who has been acting in his stead since then.

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