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RevolutionNow: Northern coalition demands sincere apology from Buhari

The Northern Groups Coalition, CNG, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to issue a sincere apology to the Nigerians. CNG said Buhari has not met expectations and should urgently apologize to the country.

He spoke while reacting to Buhari’s accredited statement thanking Nigerians for boycotting the RevolutionNow protest called by the 2019 presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, Omoyele Sowore.

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Sowore had called for a revolution because of the supposed failure of the current federal government. Following the call to revolution, the Department of State Services, DSS, arrested Sowore last weekend.

Despite Sowore’s arrest, the protest took place in pockets of areas. However, CNG has now said that Buhari should apologize to Nigerians for dragging the country into a desperate situation.

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A statement by his spokesman, Malam Abdul-Azeez Sulaiman, says: “We send that instead of just sitting down to thank the Nigerians for not joining the overthrow plan, President Buhari should sincerely apologize to the nation for reflecting on how he dragged the country In such a desperate situation, acknowledge its deficiencies and take genuine measures to address the growing national complaints.

“Unless this is done, with the growing state of anger that invades the entire country, the likelihood of a more serious dissent remains imminent.”