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My president, once again, has spoken

26 April 2012, 14:55 Diipo Fagbolu

 In the recent history of our beloved country, I do not think we've had a president that talks with less refinement than the current one. The man has proven that even Obasanjo at his military parlance worse was a lot better.

Our commander in chief once said in a self-indicting statement that his government has been infiltrated by the dreaded Boko Haram sect and up till now he is yet to decisively fish them out of his government. Chai! Have you had the story that the media is their new target? Excuse me, what is it with this man? Does he know how to hold his tongue? Perhaps the FEC should create a committee to assist the president on how not to speak in public as a president. Imagine the same man only few days ago in Germany saying our Army is below international standards! What kind of president goes about displaying his country’s weakness without a clear cut road map to fixing it?

It has now become the case of "If the mouth of my village chief smells who am I to tell him" I wonder what the court-jesters and praise-singers who surrounds Mr. President tell him each time he goofs which is undoubtedly is each time he talks. It seems that whenever the man opens his mouth an odious smelling fly comes out. At a dinner in honour of the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday, My president said “Even though we expect all moneybags to be in PDP, but we don’t want the moneybags to influence the activities of the party and to stop that of course, we must come up with programmes that will make the party self-sustaining in terms of financing.” Once again, the man is excellent at isolating problems but lame at proffering solutions even with the retinue of committees he is surrounded with.

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