Call for Buhari's Resignation Foolish- Presidency
By Olamide Fadoju
The Presidency says the call for President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation made by Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe is ‘foolish’ and baseless.
Senator Abaribe during plenary while the Senate discussed 'motion on national security challenges and the need to restructure the current security architecture' berated the president for failing to tackle the security challenges in the country and asked for his resignation.
But in a swift reaction, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu, said the call made by an ‘armchair critic’ does not represent the opinion of the country and the President cannot be expected to heed.
“President Buhari to resign on what basis? Just because some characters think that President Buhari should resign, then they expect him to quit. That call does not represent the opinion of the country.
Shehu went ahead to attack Abaribe character especially his role in the Nnamdi Kanu saga adding that he should be in jail for failing to produce Kanu.
“If a leader like President Buhari needs to resign, there are millions of other Nigerians who need to resign, including Senator Abaribe who unlocked the door to enable the escape of traitorous and treasonable suspects.
"If a leader like President Buhari needs to resign, there are millions of other Nigerians who need to resign, including Senator Abaribe who unlocked the door to enable the escape of traitorous and treasonable suspects.
"He signed the bond for the court to release Nnamdi Kanu on bail, from which moment the suspect disappeared into the thin air.
"Senator Abaribe has failed repeated deadlines to return Kanu to the court for trial, yet he has the effrontery with which to accuse someone of failing to the bidding of the law.
"This is a man who should have replaced the suspects he failed to produce in the correctional facility."