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Health minister leads panel treating Buhari’s son

OLALEKAN ADETAYO and TOBI AWORINDE The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, is the leader of a medical team currently providing treatment for President Muhammadu Buhari’s son, Yusuf, who was involved in a motorbike accident in Abuja recently. Wife of the President, Aisha, disclosed this in a “thank you” message she posted on her verified […]
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