- President Muhammadu Buhari is in Lagos and presently at the book launch of Chief Bisi Akande, a former chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)
- Following the current state of the nation, Chief Bisi Akande, declared publicly that he has no sympathy for President Buhari
- Akande made this statement while reacting to insecurity challenges tormenting the nation at the moment
Lagos state- A former national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, disclosed that he has no sympathy for President Muhammadu Buhari over bashes being received on the challenges of insecurity bedevilling the nation, saying, he applied to be Nigeria President.
Vanguard reports that Akande made the remark on Thursday, December 9, in his terse address at the public presentation of his autobiography, “My Participations,” which had in attendance President Buhari at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
“We (Nigerians) know you love the country, but we want Nigeria to be peaceful, to prosper. We abuse you for everything that is wrong in the country.
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“We know we are fraudulent, cheaters and for all the wrongs we still blame you for it. I don’t sympathise with you because you applied for the job.”
Dignitaries at the event
Other personalities at the occasion were, APC national leader, and former governor of Lagos state, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, governor of Osun state, Adegboyega Oyetola and Speaker Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa.
Also, former Ogun state governor, Gbenga Daniel, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior, represented by his son, governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje, represented by his deputy, Gawuna, governor of Kwara state Abdulraham Abdulrasak, Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, among others.
President Buhari arrives Lagos, Sanwo-Olu, others welcome him at airport
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Lagos state on Thursday, December 9.
It was reported that the president touched down at the Presidential Lounge of the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos in the early hours of the day.
Legit.ng gathered that the president was received at the airport by the governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and other officials.
Buhari will leave Nigeria better than he met it, says Senator Amosun
In other news, a former governor of Ogun state and senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Ibikunle Amosun, has stated that President Buhari has done more good for the country and will leave office in 2023 a hero.
Amosun made the comment while making comparisons of the six years administration of his party, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with the sixteen years rule of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the country's current main opposition party.
Amosun, a certified chartered accountant, made the comment during an event commemorating the 2021 Annual Week celebration of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Oyo state council in Ibadan.