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Yusuf‘s crash: Aisha, collapses, placed on bed rest

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The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari who was in Adamawa when the news of her son’s bike crashed came, collapsed and had to be placed on bed rest at Cedacrest Hospital, Abuja, Per Second News gathered from close relatives.

The relative said Mrs. Buhari who rushed back from Adamawa, on getting to Cedacrest Hospital, Abuja, was prevented from seeing her son because of the severity of the accident, concluded he had died, collapsed and had to be revived and placed on bed rest.

Aisha with Yusuf and Zahra

Mrs. Buhari arrived Cedacrest where her son is being treated in the morning in a black SUV accompanied by security operatives attached to her.

Patients to the hospital were advised to park outside and find their way inside on foot after screening.

President Muhammadu Buhari was said to have visited his son at the hospital on Wednesdaynight and expressed displeasure with the security operatives in charge of the presidential villa for allowing  Yusuf, leave home at 8pm on Tuesday for power-bike racing.

Yusuf who broke his head and one of his limbs,  was trying to overtake his friend when he suddenly veered off the road and skidded. He lay there unconscious for a while before the first lady was alerted, a family member had disclosed.

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari was joined by the Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-makura, Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, and the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, to pray for the quick recovery of his son, Yusuf who had a bike crash Tuesday night, around Gwarimpa in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Aso Rock Mosque, Sheik Abdulwahid Suleiman at Friday’s Jumat Service.

Others in the prayer session were presidential aides, villa staff among others.

Suleiman, who urged the first family to accept the tragedy in good fate, again prayed for God’s guidance and protection of the first family and all Nigerians, also prayed for peace and tranquillity in the country.

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