Buhari Never Said He’d End Medical Tourism at Chatham House – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari is on a 4 day trip to the UK to his doctors and Nigerians had criticised the move as soon as the presidency mad the announcement some days ago.  Some people even went ahead to dig out a 2015 statement which Buhari made in Chatham House condemning medical tourism.

See statement here

In a swift response, the presidency took to its Twitter handle to debunk th statement saying “The ‘Chatham House’ quote below, attributed to Pres Buhari, & currently circulating on social media, is FICTIONAL. Kindly disregard it. 1. The President’s Chatham House event was on Feb 26, not Feb 21, 2015.” See tweet below;

Some Nigerians immediately responded to the statement of the presidency, saying Buhari did violate his campaign promise to end medical tourism, regardless of where and when the statement was made.

See reactions here

 

 

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