Nigerian politician did erroneous claims to have 7 lakh combined tractors in Punjab. Read- Fact check
A picture is getting viral on social media sites regarding Nigerian businessman and politician Peter Gregory Obi con, he has questioned the shortage of combine tractors in Nigeria, claiming that there are more than total seven lakh combined tractors in India’s Punjab.
The analyze the originality of the viral claim the team of DFRAC searched some common keywords on Google. The team found a report from The Indian Express. There are about 18,000 combined harvesters in Punjab. About 50% of which are suitable for attaching S-SMS as some are quite bygone.
It is clear from the analysis of DFRAC that the Nigerian politician’s claim of having seven lakh combined tractors in Punjab is fake. Because their total number in Punjab is 18000.