PHOTO: Buhari causes stir as he picks item at Late Fawehinmi’s widow’s feet


A photo of President Muhammadu Buhari stooping to pick an item that dropped at the feet of Alhaja Ganiat Fawehinmi, widow of Gani Fawehinmi, SAN, during the conferment of the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger on the late human rights activist, on Tuesday, has caused storm on the net.

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The moment which was shared on twitter is drawing varied responses on social media. To some, the gesture portrayed Buhari as humble while a section said the act negated the belief in some quarters that he is a misogynist.

Some of the commentators hauled insult at the President claiming the act was done out of political expediency.

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