The Presidency on Saturday said there was no truth in the news making the
rounds that President Muhammadu Buhari is dead.
An online report had claimed that Buhari who began a medical vacation on Thursday died in a London hospital where he was.receiving medical attention .
“ The report is a hogwash,” the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity , Mr . Femi Adesina , simply said when our correspondent contacted him .
Adesina also denied the report on his Twitter handle , praying for those behind it to repent .
“ Best wishes to all who wish PMB well . As for those who carry evil rumours, may they receive grace to repent ,” he report .
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity , Garba Shehu , also took to his Twitter handle to deny the report .
Shehu wrote, “ He is alive and well . President Buhari is not magical . He cannot be holidaying in the UK and be in Germany , dead or alive at the same time .
“ He is unlike a past President who was at Ota with Chief Obasanjo and attending the Trump inauguration in DC, being in two places at the same time .”