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‘I speak for millions, victims of your misgovernance’ – Atiku fires back at Buhari

The 2019 presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has stated that he will continue speaking for millions of Nigerians who are victims of the mismanagement of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku spoke in response to the accusations of the Presidency that he was pursuing his selfish interest at the expense of Nigerians.

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Buhari’s special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, described Atiku’s rapid reaction to the accusation of secret burial of 1,000 Nigerian soldiers in unmarked graves, by the Wall Street Journal, as a ploy to influence the judicial decision in his current challenge to the election of the president “because he is blinded by unbridled ambition.”

Adesina, in a statement entitled, “The relentless appeal to the emotion of Atiku: a gambit doomed to failure,” claimed that Atiku was appealing to the emotion in an attempt to simulate the feeling and influence the decision of the judiciary on his petition before the presidential appeal Court.

Reacting, the former vice president accused Buhari of addressing specific issues of bad governance and the devastation that his administration has caused to Nigerians.

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In a statement signed by his spokesman, Paul Ibe, on Sunday, the former PDP presidential candidate reiterated his determination to continue “stand and speak for millions of compatriots and women who have become victims of their disorientation and great ignorance (of Buhari ). “

He called on the president to stop the intimidation and slander campaign against the judiciary and opposition elements.

The statement says: “As is typical of General Buhari and his managers, they did not comment on the terrifying statistics from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).”

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Perhaps, one reason they did not want to comment on the report is that it is a fact: Nigerians in the last four years living in multidimensional poverty.

“Unfortunately, also, the administration has been groping in the dark since 2015, the reason why most Nigerians decided not to reward their failures during the February 23 presidential poll, consequently, which led to the robbery that characterized the conduct of that survey. “

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“The other plausible reason why they did not consider it appropriate to respond to the report is that Atiku Abubakar has not yet commented on the news.

“If the only reason why the Buhari administration will react to the affliction it has caused to Nigerians is for Atiku to call the nation’s attention to how bad things have been in the country under General Buhari’s dream, Atiku will be More than always ready. to defend and defend the millions of compatriots and women who have become victims of their disdain and great ignorance (of Buhari).

“A Commander in Chief, who meets the requirements, will not act without restrictions on the reports of a reputable media organization about the welfare and well-being of the troops in the front line of combat. However, shamefully, until now, the Buhari administration will not cause a flicker in the conviction report.

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“As is the case with other dysfunctional aspects of the system, your administration (from Buhari) prefers to live in denial, relying on propaganda, the only machine that knows how to operate without failures.

“We need to reiterate that Atiku Abubakar respects the practical purpose of the judiciary as an arm of the government charged with the responsibility of dispensing justice.

“Therefore, for the Buhari administration, calling the judiciary on how they could choose to do their job is not only emotional blackmail on the bench, it is also very disrespectful to the integrity of the honorable judges of the court of justice.”

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