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I don't hate Buhari - Fayose

04 May 2016, 11:32

Ekiti - The Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has said he criticises President Muhammadu Buhari not because he hates him but he believes he is too old to rule a country as complex as Nigeria.

The governor, who spoke at an event organised by the Oyo State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists to celebrate the World Press Freedom Day in Ibadan, said those who voted for Buhari in the last presidential election did not know who he was.

Also read:Jonathan shouldn't have run in 2015, says Fayose

He said Nigeria had never had it so bad, noting that the fuel crisis, exchange rate of dollar to naira, killings by Fulani herdsmen and power situation were indices that showed that Buhari’s government lacked the idea to rule the country.

Fayose said, “People say that I abuse Buhari, I am not abusing him because he is like my grandfather but I know the history. Eighty per cent of people that voted for Buhari in the South-West did not know him. They are between 18 and 40. They voted because they wanted change desperately and I agree with them. He left government 32 years ago so they did not experience his rule".

Source: Punch

- News 24


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