President Muhammadu Buhari has
again been confirmed as being very
much alive by the minister of
communications Adebayo Shittu.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that
Mr Shittu dismissed speculations that the
president is dead.
Shittu made this revelation at the formal
opening of the 31st National Qur’anic
Recitation Competition in Ilorin, Kwara
state, where he represented President
He said emphatically: “President Buhari is
not dead’’ then advised Nigerians to
continue to continue to pray for him.
“There is need to pray fervently for
economic recovery. President Muhammadu
Buhari is not dead, he deserves prayers for
sound health as well as for the entire
growth of the nation,” Shittu said.
Former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo
has reacted to the rumour that President
Muhammadu Buhari has died and he
described those peddling the rumours as
Since President Buhari’s vacation to the
UK, there has been rumour that the
president was dead or seriously ill.