Mallam Garba Shehu, a senior adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday evening has debunked the news that something unpleasant happened to the president saying he’s alive and breathing fine.
Shehu was reacting to social media messages over the weekend suggesting that the President has passed on.
The Presidential spokesman described the report in a series of tweets from his twitter handle as ”baseless rumour” and urged Nigerians not to take them seriously.
“Baseless rumors are trending again that an unpleasant thing has happened to our beloved president, Muhammadu Buhari,” he tweeted.
“If you have received this information on WhatsApp or Facebook, disregard it because 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.”
Earlier on Sunday, the special assistant to the on media and publicity, Femi Adesina while reacting to the same speculations said that only the will of God will prevail over the Presidents health.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in the United Kingdom on medical vacation.