Stop deceiving Nigerians, Boko Haram still strong - PDP
- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to stop deceiving Nigerians over the issue of Boko Haram insurgent
- PDP said that Buhari's government claimed that it has conquered the terrorists group in the north east
- The party said the acting president, Yemi Osinbajo who ordered the Army chief to relocate to Maiduguri showed that the insurgent has not been defeated
The Peoples Democratic Party has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to stop deceiving Nigerians with the claim that Boko Haram had been defeated and brought to the background.
PDP recalled that the incidents that occurred in the last few days had shown that the terror group was still very potent.
The party said it was unbelievable the government could still claimed after the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri, Ibrahim Njodi, declared that four of the university’s workers were still missing, Punch reports.
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Legit.ng gathered that Njodi also said five of the university’s workers were brought to the town dead, adding that nine staff of the university were killed.
Dayo Adeyeye, the spokesperson for the national caretaker committee of the party, made this known in Abuja on Sunday, July 30, saying that Nigerians however the government claim.
Adeyeye said: “The celebration of the alleged defeat of Boko Haram was premature. There was no need for that celebration. It was based on false information and distortion of facts.
“Now, we have seen the result that Boko Haram was not defeated and that is why the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, ordered the Army chief to relocate to Maiduguri.
“This is a grand deception; you can see that.
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“It has been a complete disaster. Of course, we can have challenges fighting Boko Haram, but they should not deceive Nigerians. That is very important.
“They (the government) went to start the oil exploration in order to deceive Nigerians and the international community that Boko Haram has been defeated. They will claim that after all, we are now there and exploring oil. It is all deceit''.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose, claimed that corruption accounts for why Boko Haram had not been defeated.
The controversial governor said the group was still able to carry out attacks at will despite government’s claims.
You can watch this Legit.ng video of Boko Haram survivors recounting their ordeal: