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Bawumia will be back soon; he’s doing well – Samira

The wife of Ghana’s Vice President has indicated that her husband who was reported ill some days ago is doing well.

In a brief statement on her Facebook page Samira Bawumia said her husband Dr Mahamudu Bawumia hopes to return to work soon.

“He is doing very well and we thank Allah for His grace. He looks forward to returning to work soon.”

She also expressed gratitude to all well-wishers who checked on him or prayed for him during the illness.

“My husband and I are grateful to all Ghanaians and well wishers from across the world for your prayers, support and best wishes.”

Dr Bawumia went to the UK on Friday (January 19, 2018) for a better medical check-up after he reported ill at work.

In an earlier statement issued by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin said the Vice President “reported feeling unwell…in the early hours of Friday.”

He later returned home from the Flagstaff House before leaving for the UK.

“He was attended to by his doctors and is currently undergoing medical tests and observation. Any further information will be duly communicated,” the statement added.

A statement signed by the Chief Of Staff, Frema Opare on Saturday said he was flown to the UK on the advice of his doctors.

“He was accompanied by the Second lady Hajia Samira Bawumia,” the statement added.

The Minister of Information, Mustapha Hamid later stated that Dr Bawumia left to the United Kingdom because doctors advised him to have absolute rest for some days.

“The purpose of his trip was to have a complete rest… where you don’t have many people like friends and so on, worrying him.”

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