Bashir Ahmed, Personal Assistant on New Media to president Buhari has reacted towards reports that the federal government plans to begin a monthly payment of N150,000 to repentant Boko Haram members.
The media aide described it as “fake news”, told members of the public to disregard the report or ask the poster for to provide a credible source of the story.
“FAKE NEWS ALERT: The Federal Government is NOT planning to start paying repented Boko Haram members N150,000 monthly.
“The story is baseless and should be regarded as the usual fake news. When you see it here or on WhatsApp, ask the poster to provide a credible source of the story.”