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Fayose: Why Nigerians won’t forget Buhari


Former Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State

Immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has said that Nigerians would never forget President Muhammadu Buhari for allegedly ruining the country aground economically and promoting nepotism to the level of state policy.

Fayose, who is the Southwest Coordinator of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council, said: “Apart from the civil war era, the country has never been so insecure to the extent that our military men, including retired top officers, are killed so recklessly.“Thousands of Nigerians have been killed by herdsmen and the President has done nothing.”

According to a release yesterday by his media aide, Lere Olayinka, the former governor said: “At this time in 2014, a bag of rice was N7, 000, but the same bag of rice is over N20, 000 now, while other food items are also beyond the reach of ordinary Nigerians.”

He said Nigerians would never forget a President who met petrol at N86.50 per litre and increased it to N145 within one year and destroyed the economy of the country to the extent that dollar that exchanged for N197 to N1 is now over N360.

“Most importantly, Nigerians will forever remember Buhari’s flagrant disobedient to rule of law, selective application of justice, use of state apparatus, like the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Police and Department of State Services (DSS), to oppress his perceived political enemies and treatment of other arms of government, especially the judiciary, with contempt.

“Particularly, the people of Benue, Plateau, Taraba, Adamawa, Ekiti and other states will remember the President for keeping silent when herdsmen were killing them, raping their wives and destroying their farmlands,” Fayose said.

The former governor assured: “In February next year, God will deliver Nigerians from Buhari and his afflictions on the country.“With unemployment increasing from 17.6 million last year to 20.9 million this year, and the President himself admitting his own failure and promising more hardships next year, in other countries of the world, he would have resigned, instead of seeking to continue to impoverish the country and its people with his approach to governance.“However, whether he chooses to take the most honourable path of resigning or not, Nigerians will definitely remove him with their votes and set themselves free in February next year.”

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