Sunday, May 14, 2017 11:45 pm
The Nigerian Presidency on Sunday dismissed rumours that President Muhammadu Buhari who left Nigeria for medical treatment last Monday is dead as being speculated on social media.
Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Buhari said in a series of tweets that the rumours that something unpleasant has happened to the President on the social media are false.
“Baseless rumours are trending again that an unpleasant thing has happened to our beloved President, Muhammadu Buhari
“If you have received this information on WhatsApp or Facebook, disregard it bcos it is plain lies spread by vested interests to create panic
“Nothing unpleasant has happened to the President. No cause for apprehension. Thanks for the many calls,” Shehu said in the series of tweets.
The President said his doctors will determine when he will return to the country.