By Ismaila Chafe
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a get-well message to the Head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis as he heads in for a scheduled surgery of the colon.
The president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday.
Buhari called for prayers from Nigerians and the global community as the Pontiff goes in for this routine operation.
The Nigerian leader wished Pope Francis a quick recovery.