President Goodluck Jonathan could not attend the meeting with Nigeria’s Honorary International Investors’ Council (HIIC) holding in London due to ill health.
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, said President Jonathan has since been examined by competent medical practitioners and advised to rest for a few days.
In a statement made available to NewsInvestigators, Abati assured that President Jonathan’s condition was nothing serious and that the medical attention he has sought was only precautionary.
Jonathan had arrived London yesterday for the Honorary International Investors Council (HIIC) meeting, but could not make it to the venue when he suddenly took ill.
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, Coordinating minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, 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 are: 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.