Firebrand Tanzania President Dr John Pombe Magufuli attended a Sunday morning mass in Tanzania just weeks after rumours spread he was seriously sick.
Magufuli is said to have cut short his upcountry visits over ill health back in mid-October.
Speculations went out that the head of state had been airlifted to Germany fro specialized treatment almost immediately after the trip.
This was after the President disappeared from the public eye for seven days straight, which is unlike him.
This followed a directive by Magufuli to relocate the Presidential residence from the coastal town of Dar-es-Salaam to Dodoma.
However, Magufuli would resurface on October 20 in a swearing ceremony of public officials in the country.
While this move was widely speculated to dispel the earlier rumours on his ill-health, Magufuli looked frail and lacked his commanding voice.
Instead, he made a short speech and left in a huff for the Presidential abode.
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— Gerson Msigwa (@MsigwaGerson) October 27, 2019
Sunday, 27 October, Magufuli was filmed attending a Catholic church mass in the company of his aides.
Magufuli even walked to the pulpit to take part in the Church’s sacrament celebrations.
Tanzania is headed for a General election in 2020 with President Magufuli being the man to beat.