That a president, former or present is sick and gone to hospital is nothing to hide, it is usual and bound to happen.
Rafael Correa, former Ecuadorian President had been admitted in the hospital.
He is said to be suffering from pneumonia.
He indicated this on his twitter handle stating, “from Saturday, I felt very ill: headache, high blood pressure, chills, fever, extreme fatigue.”
He was said to have checked into Quito’s Carlos Andrade Marin hospital on Wednesday. At the hospital the doctors will take care of his health problems, which borders on pneumonia related ill health.
“Correa saw his health diminish, worsened by the lack of rest from his busy activities and intense schedule in recent days.” his ruling party PAIS Alliance stated On Wednesday night.
It should be noted that the former present was in power for ten years; hence he decided to step back from political activities to face his family and academic pursuits.
He will move to Belgium, the country of origin of his wife, Anne Malherbe Gosselin for a quiet rest, according to a reliable source.
Correa commented on Twitter that he felt so bad he almost had to cancel the handover of power ceremony but kept going to avoid raising questions in the eyes of the world and so as to not let down his successor, Moreno.
After ten years in power, the former president is to take a step back from political life, and devote himself
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