#BuhariChallenge: Nigerians bash Femi Adesina and Bashir Ahmad to reveal location of President Buhari
Nigerian began to trend #WhereIsBuhari a question as to why President Muhammadu Buhari is not taking the lead as the deadly Coronavirus continues to grow in Nigeria.
Femi Adesina the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President went on Channels television to explain his absence. He said, “President Buhari’s lack of regular briefings on Covid-19 is a matter of style.
“If it becomes imperative for the President to speak, he will speak. But the President’s style is that if he gives you an assignment, he lets you do it.- Femi Adesina, Spokesman to President Buhari.”
The Presidency then posted a picture of Buhari with a caption that said, “The concocted audio message about President @MBuhari’s whereabouts should be totally disregarded. It is Fake News in its entirety. The President tonight at the State House, at work.”
The concocted audio message about President @MBuhari’s whereabouts should be totally disregarded. It is Fake News in its entirety. The President tonight at the State House, at work. pic.twitter.com/LTCup8Llz2
— Presidency Nigeria (@NGRPresident) March 26, 2020
Nigerians did not believe the picture was recent and started the #BuhariChallenge, see reactions below
— Adunni Achebe (@_Adadioramma) March 27, 2020
— Oshiotse David (@OshiotseD) March 27, 2020
— J V S H (@jvshokoi) March 27, 2020
— Excalibur (@destydan2012) March 27, 2020
— TheFaithfulSlut💋💋 (@Emycutee1) March 27, 2020
— MAYOR OF UNILAG 😎 (@mayeecoal) March 27, 2020
— Bishop Oluwagbenga Okhuoya (@bishopokhuoya) March 27, 2020