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False; President Buhari did not vote for Peter Obi

CLAIM: A video circulating on social media showed the moment President Muhammadu Buhari voted for the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi.

FINDING: President Muhammadu Buhari voted earlier today at Daura, Katsina state, showing off his ballot papers. Screenshots from the video obtained by the NFC showed that the president voted for the All Progressives Congress candidate. The clearer versions of the pictures were also found here and here

Also, in a tweet by the presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, Mr Buhari said he voted for Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the APC.

False; President Buhari did not vote for Peter Obi

VERDICT: INCORRECT

SOURCE: Punch, The Cable, Premium Times

DATE: 25/02/2023

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2 Comments

  1. Hello FACEBOOK, this is not false information. The underaged were caught by camera voting in Kano. The President openly displayed his ballot paper after voting contrary to the principle of secret balloting. I never wrote that he voted for Peter Obi. Dubawa is the one supplying you fake information.

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