An alleged new picture of President Muhammadu Buhari has surfaced online for the first time since her traveled to London, United Kingdom for medical treatment.
Voice of America’s correspondent, Saleh Shehu Ashaka, took to his Facebook page and released a picture alleging that it is the first picture of President Muhammadu Buhari for the first time since he traveled to London, United Kingdom for medical treatment.
Ashaka who shared photo on social media on 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.”
As the photo emerged online and went viral on social media, Bashir Ahmad who is President Buhari's Personal Assistant on New Media, reacted on Twitter and wrote;
"Salam Ashaka, apparently this picture like many of its kind that are being shared is not new, this particular one was taken late Feb., 2017."