The Nigerian Government has finally reacted to reports that the President, Muhammadu Buhari and his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari were secretly flown out of the country for Medical Treatment.
POLITICS NIGERIA earlier reported that the President’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari tested positive for the deadly COVID-19 Virus and is currently undergoing medical care. President Buhari, on the other hand, tested negative.
On Thursday, an audiotape shared online by Journalist, Jackson Ude, generated an air of uncertainty on the President’s location.
The audiotape was a conversation between two individuals who claim to be highly placed, alleging that the Mr Buhari and Kyari were secretly flown out of the country. One of the conversants, a lady said the following, “You wouldn’t believe Buhari and Abba Kyari sneaked out of this country last night. Last night, this one is first-hand information.”
The person in the recording claimed that her friend’s husband is an Airforce Pilot and was called for the trip, but could not make it. However, he had to do the flight plan for the President and Kyari, while they got another pilot.
However, When this newspaper reached out to Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu, via Text message, he simply replied that the report was ‘Fake News’.
“Its Fake news, Thanks.” He replied.