The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie has debunked rumours claiming that President Muhammadu Buhari’s only son, Yusuf, was dead.
Yusuf was involved in a bike accident on Tuesday December 26,2017 .
After he was treated at CedaCrest Hospital in Abuja, he was reportedly flown to Germany for further treatment. (Also read: Yusuf Buhari survives
Onochie described as fake news reports about Yusuf’s death.
She tweeted: “The news making the rounds regarding Yusuf Buhari, son of Pres. Buhari & Aisha Buhari, is Fake.
“He is very alive, to their shame.”
The rumour began on the number one Nigerian online platform,Nairaland with a story credited to a Mohammed Ogundele. The fake news was published on 20 February. (Source of the Fake News. All the links have now been removed and the story deleted.