Bawumia Back Home After UK Medical Leave


The Vice-President, yesterday returned home after ending his much publicized medical leave to London.

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia in all spent 12 days in London with wife Samira Bawumia.

The couple arrived home yesterday with their three security details onboard British Airways.

The Herald’s information is that, he plans to worship at a yet to be disclosed mosque later this afternoon.

This paper is informed that, he was hale and hearty, speaks audibly, contrary to reports that he had suffered stroke, therefore, unable to speak clearly.

It is not clear, how his schedules are going to be in the coming days.

It is also unclear, if he would continue his recuperation at home or resume work immediately.

At the times of going to the press, the Presidency announced, “the Vice President of the Republic, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, will return to Ghana from the United Kingdom, on Thursday, 1st February, 2018. This is after he took a 12-day medical leave, on the advice of his doctors.

“He will be met on arrival by the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and the First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo,” the statement signed by Mr. Arhin stated.

Dr. Bawumia left Ghana for the United Kingdom two weeks ago on medical leave after the Presidency revealed that he had fallen ill, and undergone medical tests.

The Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, later added that, the decision to fly Dr. Bawumia to the UK, was to ensure that he was kept away from visitors, who may disturb his rest and recuperation period.

During his medical leave, Dr. Bawumia, was pictured and captured on video with his wife, Samira Bawumia, on the streets of London taking a stroll.

This came at a time, the Minority in Parliament was calling for full disclosure on the health status of the Vice President.



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