The group has recently been hit with credibility issues following the resignation of two of its National Coordinators within a spcae of one month. It has also faced criticism from the Nigerian public who feel that a march at a time Nigerians are passing through hardship is a needless venture. According to the @NGRPresident twitter account:
STATEMENT: Presidency dissociates itself from #IStandWithBuhari Organization— President Buhari (@NGRPresident) March 25, 2016
It called on the #iStandWithBuhari group to stop stop dropping the name of the President’s wife, @aishambuhari, to promote its activities.
President @MBuhari does not believe in premature and ostentatious celebration of his government's successes.— President Buhari (@NGRPresident) March 25, 2016