Untruth allegations against President Buhari
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Nigeria Presidency says there is no bit of truth in the proclamations that President Muhammadu Buhari has up-down about 115 letters and put back some appointments made by the late Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari.
In a series of tweets on his official handle late Tuesday, Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, said there is not a bit of truth in these reports and wants Nigerians to not pay attention to the lies behind them.
On Sunday, the Guardian Newspaper had published a report claiming that President Buhari may have told his new Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari to put an hold to all appointments and approvals made by Kyari without his permission.
“The attention of the Presidency has been drawn to media reports alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled a number of memos and appointments signed off by his former Chief of Staff,” Shehu said on Tuesday. “Not surprisingly, these reports have quoted unnamed sources.”
“There is not a grain of truth in these reports and Nigerians should please ignore the insinuations behind them.
“President Buhari was duly re-elected by Nigerians in February 2019. He has not and will never cede to anyone else, that power and trust given to him by the Nigerian people.”