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President's statement is political- Ekiti Speaker

03 May 2012, 09:45

Ekiti -  Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly,  Adewale Omirin said the recent statement of President Jonathan that Boko Haram would be wiped out in three months has been proved to be a mere political statement by recent events.

Omirin believed that attacks perpetrated by Boko Haram could not be divorced from the president's open campaign for a second term, irrespective of the zoning arrangement of his party, the PDP.

The speaker said this position has been vindicated by the National Security Adviser's remark that the PDP's lack of internal democracy fuelled the Boko Haram insurgence. He therefore called on the opposition to re-organise with a view to wrestling power from the ruling PDP, as it was the only way the nation could return to peace.  


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