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Dokubo-Asari describes Buhari’s victory a 'gang up'

2015-04-02 17:23
Presidential candidate of Nigeria's leading opposition All Progressive Congress, Mohammadu Buhari, meets with US Secretary of State at the US Consulate in Lagos January 25, 2015. US Secretary of State John Kerry said today that peaceful and timely el ~ AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE

Port Harcourt - A former Niger-Delta militant, Mujahid Asari-Dokubo has described the election of Muhammadu Buhari as a conspiracy between the North and South West against the South-South and South-East geo-political zones, reports The Nation.

Dokubo, who is also the leader of Niger Delta People Volunteer Force, (NDPVF, said the voting pattern showed a gang up against the east and the minorities.

Dokubo in a statement by his spokesperson, Rex Anighoro, said the election clearly reinforces the fact of self determination and the truth that Nigeria remains a very divided and separated entity.

Also read: Asari Dokubo issues fresh threat to attack Buhari

He noted that the victory Buhari is a historical reminder that the minorities are a conquered people who are mere appendages existing at the pleasure of the supremacist and the regional overlords.

Read more at The Nation.

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