The Presidency has reacted to reports that President Muhammad Buhari is under pressure to drop his second term bid by foreign powers.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, gave the reaction in a statement released on Tuesday.

The Presidential aide said Buhari was being held in high esteem in the countries mentioned, which include, United States of America, United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia.

Adesina added that it is only those who fear electoral laws that are trying to dissuade the President from running at all means.

The statement read in part “We thought fake news was the sole preserve of the social media in the season. Alas, a traditional medium has caught a bug”

Adesina had during his visit to Space FM 90.1, said Nigerians will vote enmasse to return the President to office in 2019.

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