President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday called for prayers for the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, as he goes in for surgery of the colon.
In a get-well message to the Pope, reported in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, Sunday night, President Buhari prayed for quick recovery for the Pontiff.
“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 called for prayers from Nigerians and the global community as the Pontiff goes in for this routine operation.
“He wishes him a quick recovery”, the statement said.
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