President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday requested prayers for Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church, as he undergoes colon surgery.
President Buhari sent a get-well message to Pope Francis on Sunday night, according to a statement released by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu.
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“President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a get-well message to Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church, as he prepares for colon surgery.
“As the Pontiff undergoes this normal operation, the President has requested prayers from Nigerians and the international world.
“He wishes him a speedy recovery,” according to the statement.