The former aide to Ex- President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, publicly disgrace himself as he was caught posting news of “800 companies that shut down” it is reported that the news was actually published by Premium Times in 2012 during his boss, Jonathan regime.
A Nigerian blogger who caught him wrote:
Reno Omokri in his usual style of posting fake news tweeted earlier today in a bid to paint Buhari in bad light. Unknown to him, the report he referenced in his post is dated 2012, when his hero was the one in charge of the country. Dude has since deleted the tweet, but it’s here
What he previously wrote:
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria reveals that 800 firms folded up in 3 years due to President @MBuhari’s failed government, yet the President, with all his ‘integrity’, went to NASS yesterday to boast of ‘economic recovery’ #Buhari2019BudgetLies