The tweet reads: “We stand with Ukraine at this trying time really after speaking to President Biden on his plans, I have informed my military personals to be prepared for war! We will not let this slide.”
But did Buhari tweet that he’d put the Nigerian army on high alert after speaking to US president Joe Biden? We checked.
No evidence of statement
The ban was lifted on 12 January 2022, but the president has not tweeted since.
Another sign that the screenshot isn’t genuine is the many spelling errors, unlikely in communication from the president’s office.
There was no statement like it reported by the mainstream Nigerian media. All evidence points to it being fabricated.
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