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(From Vanguard (Nigeria) - AAGM)
A COUPLE of weeks ago Katsina State governor and Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) presidential flagbearer for the April 2007 polls, Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, reportedly collapsed during a campaign rally and was flown abroad for treatment, prompting rumours that he had died. So widespread was the rumour that the Federal Government and the leadership of the PDP had a hard time convincing Nigerians that the man did not die after all, while downplaying the seriousness of Yar'Adua's health problem.
The worrying dust raised by the Yar'Adua death rumour had hardly settled when last week the news had it that Vice President Atiku Abubakar was flown abroad where he underwent an emergency surgery after reportedly injuring his knee during an exercise. While the two health incidents involving these two …