80-year-old Buhari's Nephew Jets Out For Treatment In UK
Mamman Daura , a nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari has been reportedly flown abroad for urgent medical treatment.
Report had it that the 80-year-old Daura, was said to have been flown in a private jet to the UK on Wednesday after exhibiting respiratory difficulties with symptoms similar to coronavirus since last Friday.
Daura made the trip at a time the ban imposed on international flights as one of the ways of curtailing further spread of COVID- 19 in Nigeria has not been lifted .
Efforts to get presidential spokesmen to talk on Daura ’ s trip on Wednesday evening did not yield any result .
A source in the Presidency , who pleaded anonymity , however , said since Daura was not a government official , it would be wrong to expect any reaction from the government.
Mamman Daura is claimed to be one of the strong men behind Buhari’s administration.