Abuja - Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, has condemned the manner in which the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan has handled the issue of Boko Haram in the country, Vanguard reports.
Buhari made the comment in response to a statement by Peoples Democratic Party accusing him of playing politics with the insurgency and unpatriotically refusing to join hands with Federal Government to address the problem until he is elected president.
He said he is “horrified by the bare-faced falsehood, insidious fallacy and scurrilous untruth contained in the statement of the ruling party, just for the purpose of cheap political agenda, bearing similarities with the despicable Emperor Nero, who was fiddling while Rome burned.
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He went ahead to list the number of occasions he had to intervene in national issues which includes in January 14, 2010, whilst a tiny cabal tried to hold the entire nation to ransom, thus preventing the Vice President Goodluck Jonathan from assuming the role of Acting President, General Muhammadu Buhari said he led a delegation of patriotic Nigerians to the senate, with a passionate plea to the Upper Legislative chamber to do the needful for the continuity of governance in the country.
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