Presidency angry with the way and manner some media houses are spreading fake news on the health of President Buhari like wild fire, According to Minister of Information and culture the Federal Government will in full wrath of the law bring to beer authors of inflammatory messages being disseminated on the health of President of the Country.
“The sources of the untrue messages are by now being investigated and the authors should get ready to face the penalty of their actions,’’.
The information minister made it clear on Wednesday that the President is healthy and that there was no traces of truth in the rebellious messages being spread on his health.
Mohammed has urged Nigerians to ignore messages that is been spread by hungry journalist via any means, saying the fake messages were being put together by those who are yet to come to reality of the power that has brought positive change to Nigerians
He noted that the fake news carriers has also re-strategize by using ethnicity and religion as weapons to ruin Nigerians and cause panic among the citizenry.
“While opposition and disparagement are all part of democracy, the faking and distribution of hatred materials and ominous reports are not part of it.
“The rising style of resorting to destabilisation and ominous reports is not unexpected, taking into account this government’s clamp-down on the corrupt elements in the society.’’
Mohammed said the ominous reports were due to financial loopholes that the government had blocked, and have derailed the gravy train of public looters.
Mohammed advised that there should be constructive criticism or protest rather than spread fake news that can divide the country.
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