US POLITICS

Former Nigerian vice president fabricates Bernard Shaw quote in message to White House

Published on 17/01/2022 at 17:29

Nigeria's former vice president Atiku Abubakar quoted Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw in a congratulatory message to the White House. But AFP Fact Check found that the literary icon never made the statement attributed to him. A Shaw expert said Atiku may have been “having fun” with the attribution.