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Buhari’s Trip To Mali Makes Him Look Like A Blogger – Aisha Yesufu

Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari

Rights activist and co-founder of the Bring Back Our Girls, BBOG Movement, Aisha Yesufu has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari’s peace mission to Mali.

Aisha recently revealed that the president should have stayed put to tackle the several challenges facing his own country instead of making such a move.

According to her, Buhari is now acting like a blogger who keeps sending Nigerians pictures and videos of himself wearing a mask.

She added that it is sad that there’s so much insecurity, poverty, and hunger in the land, but PMB keeps grabbing the first opportunity to travel abroad.

His words, “Our travel blogger is back in business as he has jetted out to Mali. Anything that will make him be on the plane and anything that has to do with travelling outside the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will do it. He is there to talk about the political situation, unrest and everything in the Francophone country. Meanwhile, his country is boiling, his country has practically fallen but that doesn’t concern President Buhari. All that concerns him is an opportunity to stand on the steps of the Presidential plane and wave. They are already sending the pictures to us and that is all that matters!”

“Boko Haram have just murdered some Nigerians whose lives and properties he is supposed to protect and it doesn’t matter that citizens are being killed every day. It doesn’t matter that security agents are being killed all over Nigeria. There’s so much insecurity in the land, so much poverty and hunger in the land. But all these don’t matter. What matters is that the opportunity of travelling came and he grabbed it.

“His being a President is to enjoy the perks of office and never to take any responsibility. Do you remember those aid workers taken by Boko Haram and so many Nigerians that have been executed? They send gruesome videos hoping that can shock Buhari but they are mistaken,” she lamented, adding that “when there is an opportunity to fly, he jumps at it but you won’t see him when it is time to lead and lead from the front.”

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Muhammadu Buhari GCFR (born 17 December 1942) is a Nigerian politician currently serving as the President of Nigeria, in office since 2015. He is a retired major general in the Nigerian Army and previously served as the nation’s head of state from 31 December 1983 to 27 August 1985, after taking power in a military coup d’état. The term Buharism is ascribed to the Buhari military government.

He unsuccessfully ran for the office of president of Nigeria in the 2003, 2007, and 2011 general elections. In December 2014, he emerged as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the March 2015 general elections. Buhari won the election, defeating the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan. This marked the first time in the history of Nigeria that an incumbent president lost to an opposition candidate in a general election. He was sworn in on 29 May 2015. In February 2019, Buhari was re-elected President, defeating his closest rival Atiku Abubakar by over 3 million votes.

Buhari has stated that he takes responsibility for anything over which he presided during his military rule, and that he cannot change the past. He has described himself as a “converted democrat”.

Muhammadu Buhari was born to a Fulani family on 17 December 1942, in Daura, Katsina State, to his father Hardo Adamu, a Fulani chief, and mother Zulaihat. He is the twenty-third child of his father. Buhari was raised by his mother, after his father died when he was about four years old.

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