Nelson Mandela admitted in hospital with abdominal complaint

Nelson Mandela

Former South African President, Nelson Madiba Mandela has been taken t hospital, Office of President Jacob Zuma said in a statement February 25, 2012.

“Madiba has had a long-standing abdominal complaint and doctors feel it needs proper specialist medical attention,” the statement said.

The health of the 93-year-old African icon has been declining in recent years.

The Office wished Mandela a speedy recovery and assured him of the “love and good wishes of all South Africans and people throughout the world.”

It requested that all should respect the privacy of Madiba and that of his family during this period.

By Ekow Quandzie

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