President Muhammadu Buhari will be traveling to London for a 10 days sick leave, his verified Twitter handle announced on Sunday.
The presidency took to it’s verified Twitter handle, @NGRPresident, to announce on Sunday, that “During the holiday, the President will see an Ear, Nose and Throat specialist for a persistent ear infection.”
— President Buhari (@NGRPresident) June 5, 2016
The post added, “The President was examined by his personal physician and an E.N.T Specialist in Abuja and was treated.
“Both Nigerian doctors recommended further evaluation purely as a precaution.”
Smart9ja reported that President Buhari was said to have contracted Meniere Disease, which has kept him at the presidential villa for treatments, as He now suffers hearing impairment and routinely complains of severe pains and unusual sounds from the left ear.
Read President Buhari Suffers Hearing Impairment
Research has shown that “Meniere’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes episodes in which you feel as if you’re spinning (vertigo), and you have fluctuating hearing loss with a progressive, ultimately permanent loss of hearing, ringing in the ear (tinnitus), and sometimes a feeling of fullness or pressure in your ear. In most cases, Meniere’s disease affects only one ear.”
“The disease can occur at any age, but it usually starts between the ages of 20 and 50. It’s considered a chronic condition, but various treatments can help relieve symptoms and minimize the long-term impact on your life.”
prayers and consolation has began to pour in for Mr. President.