TOThe photo of President Muhammad Buhari, the President of Nigeria, performing Umrah (minor Hajj) has created quite a stir online.
The president is currently in Saudi Arabia with his delegation and was seen at Masjid Al-Haram in Mecca, performing Umrah.
Photos of him that have surfaced online have left many questioning the president’s true identity.
President Buhari, in the photos, looked much more different than the president we have known for years.
Noticing the difference, netizens took to the comment section of blogs to do their bit.
One Love’s Doctor Fab wrote: “This doesn’t look like Buhari though. A very important piece of information is missing. But I don’t know if I am going to talk. Make him go drink Brb.
A soccer bettor wrote: “Clothes cover things
A Nigerian in Germany wrote: “How many Buhari do we have? Maybe I need to wash my face well
One De Prime wrote: “Na our president be like Okrika like this.
A certain Theoden Macgerald wrote: “Buhari looks like all those Lebanese beggars from Apapa.
This is not the first time the identity of the president has been questioned.
Buhari causes commotion at Peter Obi’s presidential welcome campaign
A video of President Buhari’s lookalike dancing enthusiastically at Peter Obi’s presidential welcome campaign was reported to have been trending on social media.
In the video, followers of “Buhari” were heard singing and greeting him “Buhari, Buhari, Buhari… Alhaji Buhari, Your Excellency Buhari”.
The video generated different reactions on social networks.
One Kola wrote “This must be the Jubril they’ve been talking about”
One Sidney wrote: “With the way many people look exactly like Buhari… That conspiracy theory could be true.”
One Daphne wrote: “For a minute I thought it was Buhari, but Bubu doesn’t have this kind of energy.”
This came weeks laterhe said that the jokes that he was dead and that ‘Jibril Aminu of Sudan’ was occupying Aso Rock were not funny.
The President said that some Nigerians had a way of creating humor to feast on something they do not understand, adding that the rumor that he was dead and a Jubril from Sudan was the work of some mischievous ones to prove their cheek.