The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, ohas said there is no truth in the fresh rumour making the rounds that President Muhammadu Buhari has passed on in London, United Kingdom.
Shehu said this in a series of tweets he posted on his Twitter handle amidst unconfirmed reports on social media platforms and some online new sites on the President’s health.
The presidential spokesman urged Nigerians to discard the reports which he said are being peddled by vested interests in order to cause panic. He said there is no cause for apprehension because nothing unpleasant has happened to the President.
President Buhari departed for London penultimate Sunday night for a follow-up consultation with his doctors who are to determine the length of his stay there. It would be recalled that the president had been similarly rumored dead during his last medical vacation in the United Kingdom in January.