King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been hospitalised for cholecystitis or inflammation of the gallbladder, the royal court announced on Monday, 20 July.
It said in a statement via the Saudi Press Agency that the 84-year-old king, who has ruled the country since 2015, was undergoing medical checks at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, reports said.
He is said to have gone for check up and was later admitted into the hospital, and was taken to a specialist hospital to perform some test due to inflammation of the gall bladder.
President Buhari has taken to his twitter handle to wish the king quick recovery, in his remark he also acknowledged that the king was one of the finest leaders he has ever met in his interaction with world leaders.
He also sent his prayers and well wishes to the King.
Well minded individuals has also taken out time to pray for the wellness and quick recovery of the king.
Salman became Saudi Arabia's king in 2015 following the death of his half-brother, King Abdullah
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