Buhari called to wish me speedy recovery while I was in UK hospital – Akpabio says
While trying to dispel rumors that he is a sworn enemy of President Buhari, Godwill Akpabio who returned to Nigeria two days ago after flying abroad to get medical treatment on injuries he sustained in car accident, said President Buhari actually reached out to him by telephone.
“Let me place on record the support of Pres. Buhari who did something extraordinary. The President called the hospital that I was in London. He called the hospital line, and said put me through to the Minority Leader of the Senate who is in your hospital. And they connected him. The room number was Room 215.And he spoke with me.
He said, Akpabio we are praying for you. Insha Allah, it shall be well with you.” Akpabio said at a programme to celebrate the 28th anniversary of the state.
He also narrated talked about the accident
“When that accident happened, I was rushing in the morning to join my daughter who was ill in her school abroad and when it happened I lost consciousness and all I shouted was God take care of my children and my people,”he said