Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Leadership without integrity: Presidency lies to Nigerians as Yusuf Buhari is flown to Germany for further treatment, By Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa

By News Express on 13/01/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,910

•Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, Esq.
•Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, Esq.

Since the news of the accident of Yusuf Buhari broke out, Nigerians from all walks of life stood in gap with the First Family, to pray for his recovery. I decided to join the President to save life, even though he has not shown similar sympathy for other families experiencing worse distressing situations, apparently occasioned by his own directionless leadership. So whatever the President was doing to save Yusuf’s life, we were willing and ready to side with him.

But alas, the Presidency was spinning us round and round, with half truths and barefaced lies, all along, as if it was another APC manifesto!

I know Omoyele Sowore very, very well, enough to know that the Presidency was being economical with the truth, when it told Nigerians that Yusuf had been discharged. The President has done well so far, in the confidence reposed in the Nigerian health sector and if Yusuf now requires further treatment abroad, it shouldn’t be hard at all, for the President to confide in Nigerians that he claims to govern.

There were serious fears expressed that Sheik El-Zakzaky had died in government custody, but the Presidency says he’s alive, without any scintilla of proof at all. Whereas Yusuf was being flown to Germany, the Presidency was busy spinning shameless falsehood, that he had been discharged following his rapid improvement.

When leadership lacks integrity, then it should be booted out of office, for no one should occupy any position of authority, if he cannot be trusted in his own personal matters, how much less public accounts.

I thank Sahara Reporters and all other news media that have kept faith with the people of Nigeria, to liberate us from this senseless and clueless leadership that has continually rubbed itself in the mud day after day, since 2015.

If the President himself had cause to travel abroad and remained there for days, for his own medical treatment, how does he hope to be fooling Nigerians over his son’s health status, as if we pushed the young man into the accident? What a shame!

Notwithstanding this presidential gaffe, I will keep praying for Yusuf, and I urge all Nigerians to do likewise, for the sake of humanity, not that the President deserves it anyhow.

And whilst other Nigerians are busy mourning one loss or the other, all over the land, whilst salaries are not paid, whilst people are losing their jobs daily, whilst the fuel scarcity has persisted and whilst the nation is engulfed in near total blackout, the President is busy scheming to push Nigeria into another four years of doom, of suffering, of parochialism and cluelessness. Except and unless he has perfected his rigging formula against 2019, I cannot see how General Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd.) could ever dream of another four years of experimental leadership, of dictatorship and bigotry, of tribalism and hatred, in Aso Rock.

He does not deserve it at all.

God please arise and heal Yusuf, in your own mercy. Please comfort all families that are grieving, from Benue to Taraba, to Borno and Adamawa, to Rivers and Bayelsa and indeed all over Nigeria. Please come and save your people from lies and wickedness in high places.

•Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, Esq., eminent lawyer and activist, sent in this piece from Abuja on Friday.

Source News Express

Posted 13/01/2018 11:15:02 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
HURIWA to Buhari: Release Nnamdi Kanu, other political...

1.5 million Muslims set to perform Hajj 2016...

PENGASSAN suspends strike

Ijaw group seeks to enthrone accountable leadership in...

Court halts Dino Melaye’s recall from the Senate...

All set for the execution of 3 Nigerians,...

Mimiko, Ibrahim renew battle at Jonathan rally in...

Ekiti Govt. insists Federal agencies must buy state...

Oil cracks $50 a barrel for the first...

Stage set for Nigerian Awards for Sporting Excellence...

Anambra guber: Obaze restates commitment to civil, issue-based...

Leather industry can create 700,000 jobs — Minister...

 

Latest News Instagram co-founders quit firm PDP National Convention: Party leaders disagree over venue Labour set for nationwide strike over minimum wage Osun Election: Protesters storm INEC Office, as PDP heads to court Court orders APC to conduct fresh election within 30 days Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi Era, wins FIFA Best Player of the Year Award Security operatives swoop ‘on PDP leaders in Osogbo’ Evil son kills father to inherit millions of dollars Troops rescue 73 Boko Haram hostages Bayelsa receives N24.16bn Paris Club refunds, slams Lokpobiri over N800bn debt claim Okowa inaugurated to chair PDP Convention Planning, receives award today in New York FRSC screens 300,000 applicants for 4,000 jobs

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (397,005 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (377,007 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (308,865 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (250,830 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (232,529 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (221,763 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (200,284 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (181,799 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (165,939 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (163,496 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (158,309 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (147,007 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (63) Business & Economy (3,627) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (933) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (547) Features (653) Global Business Monitor (301) International (2,433) Interview (165) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (144) News (39,118) Opinion (1,111) Pidgin (11) Politics (6,740) Religion (873) Sports (1,706) Stock Watch (34) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin: Highlights

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement