Enugu state Governor Sullivan Chime for the first time for about 135 days ago since he left the country, opened up on his health condition yesterday, saying that he is in good health and will be back to the country soon.
According to The Vanguard reporters, the governor spoke exclusively them while receiving three governors, who visited him in London, United Kingdom where he is recovering after an illness.
The delegation which include the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State; Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State and Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State, separately attested to Chime’s state of well being in telephone interviews with Vanguard. They said Chime was, yesterday, moving about, eating and in good health.The visit of the governors followed unprecedented speculations on the state of Chime’s health.
It could be recalled that the speaker of Enugu State House of Assembly, Eugene Odo rejected a call by prominent citizens of the state under the aegis of Save Enugu Group (SEG) for the House to invoke the Doctrine of Necessity to enthrone the deputy governor of the state, Sunday Onyebuchi as acting governor.