Cameroon's soccer legend, Rigobert Song has been flown from a hospital in Yaounde, to Paris for treatment. Song was rushed to hospital on Sunday after suffering stroke.
According to Cameroon’s Health Minister, Andre Mama Foudam, Song was taken to Pitie Salpetriere hospital in Paris following the intervention of President Paul Biya.
"I am grateful to the head of state for instructing the government to take the necessary measures to ensure that Song recovers.
We hail the professionalism of medical doctors in Cameroon and we appeal to all to have confidence in the health system in Cameroon," he said.