The son of President Muhammad Buhari, Yusuf, has been flown to Germany for treatment after a horrific motorcycle accident.

He suffered a serious head injury in the crash, and was flown out on Thursday morning for treatment.

Yusuf is the President’s only surviving son. He also suffered broken bones in the accident.

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He was driven to the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport, Abuja, in an ambulance with oxygen support, sources in the know said. He was then flown out in an air ambulance, secured by the family, under the care of a Nigerian doctor and three paramedics.

An orthopedic consultant with specialization in head injuries was also on the flight to monitor the his progress.