A member of the Nigerian Senate, Enyinnanya Abaribe, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s journey to the UK for medical check-up as morally incorrect.
Abaribe, talking on Channels TV on Wednesday, recalled how Buhari criticised medical tourism and guaranteed he would by no means journey overseas for medical check-up.
The lawmaker representing Abia South senatorial zone stated Buhari’s medical journey reveals an All Progressives Congress, APC, authorities which says one factor however does in any other case.
He puzzled why the president can not have a medical check-up on the state home clinic, including that COVID-19 was meant to allow the federal government to improve medical services within the nation.
His remark comes at a time when President Muhammadu Buhari has flown to the UK for medical check-up.
Abaribe stated, “Buhari has not executed something incorrect within the eyes of the regulation, he has the fitting to care for himself medically however morally he has executed every little thing incorrect this was the president that instructed us that he would by no means go for verify up or journey overseas and condemned the massive amount of cash spent on medical tourism earlier than he was elected in 2015.
“However shortly after he lived extra overseas than in Nigeria. When COVID -19 pandemic began we had been assured that medical services in Nigeria can be upgraded and there can be no want of our cash spent overseas however we’re stunned nothing has modified and he nonetheless is determined by going overseas for medicals
“One would have anticipated that the state home clinic would have minimal to do a check-up for him however what can we do we now have seen an APC authorities that claims one factor and does one other.”
Buhari’s medical check-up in UK morally incorrect – Abaribe