- President Buhari has been criticised by the Northern Elders Forum Baba-Ahmed
- According to the association's spokesperson, the president is too slow in tacking some of the country's problems
- He said he will tell Buhari that this country is falling apart, if he has the opportunity to talk to him
In what will bring about different reactions from Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to take fast action before things get really bad in the country.
The call was made by the spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Hakeem Baba-Ahmed.
According to him, President Muhammadu Buhari is too slow.
Daily Trust reports that he disclosed this while speaking on Arise Television on Wednesday, March 24.
Going further, he said he would speak his mind to the president if has the sitting with him.
He said he would tell the president to wake up to his responsibilities as the country is falling apart.
“If I have an opportunity to speak with the president, I will say: ‘Sir, please wake up and smell the coffee, this country is falling apart.”
“Why are we being so insecure? Why is it not possible for Nigerians to deal with banditry, kidnappings? These things two, three years ago do not exist. Is anybody asking these questions? Is it that you have this harmony in your security agencies? Do you have a way of finding out because we don’t have the time for you to fix this country at your own leisure and the rate you are going, you are too slow and people are smelling a vacuum around your government and this is why you see people saying we don’t want to be part of Nigeria."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru was advised to withdraw Nigerian soldiers from governors and politicians.
This suggestion was given by Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday, March 23, when Attahiru and a delegation of top military officers paid him a visit at Government House Port Harcourt.
According to Wike, most soldiers are not interested in their jobs because they have been exposed to politics contrary to what was obtainable in the past.
Aanu Adegun is a politics and current affairs content editor at Legit.ng with over 7 years of experience in both digital and traditional media. A graduate of English Studies from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state, Aanu started his journalism career as a features writer. Aanu, who is also a creative writer has written books and children magazines. He once anchored some specialised pages of a national newspaper. Aanu is also a satirist.
Source: Legit Newspaper