President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday admitted that old age is telling on him adding that he has been rescued from the rigors of office by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaking on how he has been able to cope with the rigors of office at 79, Buhari said the outbreak of COVID-19 has reduced the number of persons he receives daily.
“About my age, I see my colleagues, they are now resting and I assure you that I’m looking forward to the next 17 months when I too will have to be less busy. The age is telling on me, working now for 6, 7,8 hours per day in the office is no joke”.
“The Executive Council, memos from as many states as possible to be considered virtually every week. So, really, it is a lot of hard work but like I said, I asked for so I cannot complain”.