Buhari is alive, says presidency

The Presidency on Saturday said there was no truth in the news making the rounds that President Muhammadu Buhari is dead .
An online report had claimed that Buhari who began a medical vacation on Thursday died in a London hospital where he was receiving medical attention .
“ The report is a hogwash, ” the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity , Mr . Femi Adesina , simply said when our correspondent contacted him .
Adesina also denied the report on his Twitter handle , praying for those behind it to repent .
“ Best wishes to all who wish PMB well . As for those who carry evil rumours , may they receive grace to repent , ” he report .
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity , Garba Shehu , also took to his Twitter handle to deny the report .
Shehu wrote , “ He is alive and well. President Buhari is not magical . He cannot be holidaying in the UK and be in Germany , dead or alive at the same time .
“ He is unlike a past President who was at Ota with Chief Obasanjo and attending the Trump inauguration in DC , being in two places at the same time . ”

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