President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to pray for the Head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, as he heads for a scheduled surgery of the colon.
This was contained in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled ‘President Buhari sends get-well message to Pope Francis.’
In the statement issued on Sunday night, the President asked the global community to pray for Pope Francis as he goes in for this routine operation while wishing him a quick recovery.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a get-well message to the Head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis as he heads in for a scheduled surgery of the colon.
“The President called for prayers from Nigerians and the global community as the Pontiff goes in for this routine operation. He wishes him a quick recovery,” the statement reads.