Buhari visits injured Nigerian air force pilots in hospital

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday paid a get-well-quick visit to the two Nigerian Air Force officers involved in a crash last week, at the Defence Intelligence Agency hospital in Abuja.

Buhari, who returned had returned to the country in the wee hours of Sunday from New York, United States of America, where he had attended the 73rd United Nations General Assembly, turned up at the hospital, to pay a morale boosting visit to the injured officers.

According to Buhari’s media aide, Femi Adesina, the President rejoiced with Squadron Leader Batuba, and Flight Lieutenant Andy, giving glory to God for sparing their lives. He also commiserated with them on the loss of their colleague, Squadron Leader M.B Babari. He prayed that God would give the family of the deceased the fortitude to bear the loss.

Chief of Medical Services at the hospital, Air Vice Marshal Saleh Shinkafi, assured President Buhari that the medical condition of the officers was improving steadily, and that they were being kept for further rest and counseling, as part of the rehabilitation process.

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