“I do not believe in sickness. The President of Nigeria is great and he should remain so. And that is why if he comes to me for healing, I will heal him. I have done it for several public officeholders. I remember that I treated Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, IBB, when he was afflicted by an ailment in his leg. I cured him. But he later denied me. That was why the ailment returned" he said
He applauded acting president Yemi Osinbajo for co-ordinating the affairs of the country well despite President Buhari's absence. Maharaji noted that President Buhari's return would help douse all the agitations being expressed in various parts of the country.