Nigerians have taken to their social media handles to bash the first lady, Aisha Buhari, for purportedly posting what appears to be fake news on her official Instagram page.
The press release shared on the first lady's Instagram page on Tuesday alleged that the old N500 and N1,000 notes should remain legal tender for the next 70 days until May 1.
However, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) labelled the release as fake news.
As of the time of filing this report, the fake release has been deleted from Aisha Buhari's page.
Meanwhile, below are some of the reactions from Nigerians:
Aisha Buhari is spreading fake news against her husband Muhammad Buhari. ? pic.twitter.com/xy7HsaKvxY— Nwa❤️ (@Ozoadaz) February 21, 2023
Does the First Lady have immunity from prosecution?— Amina De-vawulence (@Aminaruk) February 21, 2023
This is treason and forgery and she must have a day in court
Aisha Buhari must face justice pic.twitter.com/0izYTxgdPH
One unrecognized journalist in Nigeria is Aisha Buhari, the wife of our president. I picked this from her Instagram page this morning. This woman??? pic.twitter.com/qI3noCy8ki— Dele Olawanle (@dolawanle) February 21, 2023
After working both online, offline to convince Baba,they had to then use Aisha Buhari’s page to spread confusion & fake news!
Where is the CBN? Where is Buhari that a First Lady without office will dish out this information?
Few days, Obi on board, this will be a thing of past. pic.twitter.com/h3UISwBiuI— H I I K Y A A T O R (@HiikyaaTor) February 21, 2023
Aisha Buhari is spreading fake news against her husband Muhammad Buhari. She has no regards for her husband and is working with a criminal Bola Ahmed Tinubu to frustrate his policies.— Josh (@Lil_BrownG) February 21, 2023
The North will remember. pic.twitter.com/KsEA4N3RwQ
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari has now joined the desperate APC Governors in spreading fake news about the old N500 and N1000 bank notes, CBN warns. pic.twitter.com/EaU25gd3nt— OGBUAGU (@Tony_Ogbuagu) February 21, 2023
The rich want to remain rich and influential at the detriment of the poor.— Chioma Patrick (@ChiomaDPatrick) February 21, 2023
She doesn’t mean well for Nigerians. Pls disregard the fake news from Aisha Buhari. pic.twitter.com/sE8rxBEcsf
Fake News coming from a First Lady !!??— My Deen My Swag ? (@AM_Saleeem) February 21, 2023
The recent post by Aisha Buhari happens to be fake! Who is Aisha working for? What a country!! pic.twitter.com/TBFlM30Jup
Aisha Buhari is now the first lady of Fake News... Nothing Person no go see for Nigeria ???? pic.twitter.com/9BrvwZ4s67— Anti-Agbado! (@Oserume1) February 21, 2023
Aisha Buhari has joined the propaganda bandwagon against her husband.— Ayemojubar Ω (@ayemojubar) February 21, 2023
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