Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, who was in Adamawa State when the news of her son’s bike crashed came, collapsed and had to be placed on bed rest at Cedacrest Hospital, Abuja.
Yusuf Buhari had a bike crash, on Tuesday night, around Gwarimpa in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
A top government source disclosed that Mrs. Buhari, who rushed back from Adamawa, on getting to Cedacrest Hospital, Abuja, was prevented from seeing her son because of the severity of the accident, concluded he had died, collapsed and had to be revived and placed on bed rest.
Dignitaries and top government functionaries including the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his wife Toyin, some governors, ministers have visited the hospital.
Yusuf who broke his head and one of his limbs, was trying to overtake his friend when he suddenly veered off the road and skidded. He lay there unconscious for a while before the first lady was alerted, a family member had disclosed.
President Muhammadu Buhari was said to have visited his son at the hospital on Wednesday night and expressed displeasure with the security operatives in charge of the presidential villa for allowing Yusuf leave home at 8:00pm on Tuesday for power-bike racing.