As another round of unverified “Buhari will return in two weeks” claims hit the ether, the first picture of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has surfaced online for the first time since his traveled to London, United Kingdom for medical treatment.
VOA correspondent, Saleh Shehu Ashaka, who released the picture, Saturday evening, claimed it was the first picture of the president after 68 days abroad.
He wrote, “President Buhari’s first picture in 68 days, since he departed Nigeria for medical treatment in London.”
In the picture, Baba, as President Buhari is fondly called by his admirers, is seen garbed in flowing medical apparel and a white cap while sitting with a guest.
Recall that the Acting President, Yemi Osibanjo has jet out to London to meet with his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari.
No one is quite sure what is really going on, so we will take the latest “Buhari will return in two weeks” claims now making the rounds of news outlets with a grain of salt as none of the news outlets that have reported same have revealed their “source”.
Needless to say, Nigeria Circle wishes Mr President a speedy recovery.