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Group Threatens Mass Protest If Buhari Doesn’t Attend Next FEC Meeting

A civil society group, Change the Change Coalition, on Thursday vowed to stage mass protests if President Muhammadu Buhari failed to attend the next Federal Executive Council meeting.

Buhari who has hardly been seen in public in recent weeks, was absent at the last 2 FEC meetings, which were chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Reacting to the development, the group warned that
it would mobilize Nigerians to compel Buhari to officially transmit power to Osinbajo, if he, once again, excuses himself from the next FEC meeting.

Instead of staying away from work, Buhari should officially transmit power to Osinbajo, so as to be free to travel abroad for more medical attention, the group said.

National Coordinator of CCC, Mazi Bismarck Oji, spoke at a news conference in Enugu.

Oji likened the current intrigues surrounding Buhari’s health to the situation that prevailed in the Presidential Villa during the time of the late former president, Umaru Yar’Adua.

He said, “What we have before us is another Yar’Adua scenario – the President has been absent from at least two FEC meetings consecutively.

“Firstly, the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, told us the President was attending to more important matters and delegated the Vice President to chair the meeting.

“What could be more important than chairing weekly FEC meeting, more so when his attendance would have allayed fears about his health status?

“Secondly, Lai Mohammed told us the President would be working from home.

“That is an insult on the intelligence of Nigerians and another episode in the theatre of the bizarre which this administration has turned governance into."

15 comments:

  1. Abeg make he resign if he can't perform

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    1. What is the pressure this foolish ones are putting on us???? If the jungle mature now, na the nearest airport them go dey find ooooooooooo and the foolish ones wey no get anything go follow follow. If the Govt. Functions are still been carried out what's the issues after all the past able Govt we still dey deal with the mess created.

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  2. Hmmm, dis is getting serious

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  3. Issokay all we want is naija to work.

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  4. ghen ghen..the nigeria of 3years ago aint the nigeria of today..no more cabalitrics game anymore,if you cant lead then give way to those who can

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  5. This people are taking us for granted. Cant u resign peacefully.

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  6. Selfish interest..

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  7. TO SHOW UNA ANGER, MAKE SOME OF UNA HUG ELECTRIC POWER TRANSFORMERS, SOME JUMP INSIDE DEEP WELL.
    DEM GO NO SAY UNA SERIOUS, THE PRESIDENT NO GO GET CHOICE BUT TO ATTEND THE MEETING AFTER DAT.

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  8. Supported! Instead of staying away from work, Mr President should officially transmit power to the VP, Osinbajo.

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  9. Pmb has retired! take note. the kitchen cabinets has taken over.

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  10. Must Buhari attend the meeting? These guys should go and sleep. The Vice is there to represent the president. He is paid for that.

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