22 November 2013
President Jonathan Sick, Receives Treatment In London
Mr. Jonathan is in London for a meeting of Nigeria's Honorary International Investors' Council.
Mr. Abati said the president became indisposed and could not be present at the opening of the meeting on Thursday.
He said the President has since been examined by competent medical practitioners and "he has been advised to rest for a few days".
Mr. Abati did not state the ailment the president was diagnosed of or the hospital he visited.
"The Presidency wishes to assure all Nigerians that President Jonathan's condition is nothing serious and that the medical attention he has sought is only precautionary," the spokesperson said.