Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja
The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Faruk Umar, who was hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19, has recovered and had been discharged from the hospital.
Reacting to the news of his discharge last night, Pesident Muhammadu Buhari said he was delighted by the news of the recovery and discharge from hospital. ‘’I am happy to hear of your heart-touching experiences, successful treatment and discharge from hospital after ten days, a part of which was spent in intensive care.
‘’Given the times we are in, we were all worried about you during that period. I am very pleased that you came out healthy,’’ he said.
Presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement, said the president applauded the dedicated and hardworking hospital staff of the Federal Medical Centre, Katsina and other frontline medical and health workers, serving various patients in several hospitals across the country.