Sadiya Umar Farouk and Buhari

The presidency has finally owned up to address the rumour making the rounds, but not on Eye9ja, suggesting that President Muhammadu Buhari was set to get married to Sadia Farouq, the incumbent Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management

Eye9ja reports that the rumour of Buhari’s plan to wed a second wife in the Aso Villa had since Thursday, began to gain attention and reactions from online users.

The reports further claim the wedding is planned to hold on Friday (today) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital after the Friday prayers.

However, while debunking the rumour, Femi Adesina, the special adviser to the president on media and publicity has been quoted when contacted by The Tribune as authoritatively denying the claim.

Adesina described the rumours as a deceptive manoeuvre by those who reportedly fabricated it.

He authoritatively confirmed that there was no marriage taking place at the Presidential Villa as stated in the viral claim.

Similarly, as previously published by Eye9ja, Chief Dele Momodu, a former presidential candidate and publisher said nothing of such is set to happen on the said date.

“I have been inundated with calls, and social media is awash, about the news of the President’s impending wedding fatiha tomorrow; let me disappoint the rumour-mongers that nothing of the sort is happening tomorrow, according to my own impeccable sources… Fingers crossed…,” he tweeted.

 

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