Abuja - News that President Muhammadu Buhari passed away in London was being spread on the internet, but the official spokesperson to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (SSA, Media & Publicity) Garba Shehu confirmed that the President is still holidaying in Europe, alive and well.
It was reported that Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari had died in a London Hospital where he was receiving medical care.
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According to the News24 Buhari left for a vacation in the U.K in order to undergo medical checks.
It is the second time in a year that Buhari has sought medical treatment outside Nigeria.
He also traveled to London in June 2016 and saw an ear, nose and throat specialist after contracting an ear infection.