The Presidency has called for calm among Nigerians saying that the news being passed around that President Muhammadu Buhari is dead, are just ‘baseless rumors’.
Garba Shehu, the official spokesman and Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on media and publicity, revealed this in a series of tweets.
The news gained traction yesterday after it emerged and was shared across social media platforms but Shehu called for calm.
He tweeted, “Baseless rumors 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.”