BreakingNews 5/8/17 - Archbishop of Canterbury visits Buhari in London

[ Masterweb Reports: Isiaka Wakili reports ] - The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, yesterday paid a personal visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Abuja House in London. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement.

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Adesina noted that the Archbishop and President Buhari are friends who have deep respect for each other. He quoted Archbishop Welby as saying that he was delighted to see the rapid recovery President Buhari had made from his health challenges, and that it was a testimony to the healing powers of God, and answer to prayers of millions of people around the world.

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The presidential spokesman said Archbishop Welby pledged to continue praying for both President Buhari and Nigeria. Adesina quoted Buhari as thanking Archbishop Welby, whom he noted had always stood by him at critical times and wished him God’s continued grace in his spiritual duty of leading the Anglican Communion worldwide.

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He stated: "It will be recalled that when former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, described Nigeria as a fantastically corrupt country ahead of an anti-corruption summit in London in 2016, Archbishop Welby had retorted: ‘But this particular president (Buhari) is actually not corrupt.’

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*Photo Caption - Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby

 

 
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