Adamu Garba, a presidential aspirant under the umbrella of the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 general elections, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed in his responsibility as the executive president of the country
Adamu Garba, a presidential aspirant under the umbrella of the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 general elections, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed in his responsibility as the executive president of the country.
Adamu said this while reacting to the President Buhari’s claim when he said that Nigerian youths are lazy at Westminster.
Adamu also expressed his disappointment at the President for saying that Nigerian youths just want to sit down and do nothing; banking on the notion that Nigeria is an oil-rich nation.
Adamu recounted similar statement made by the President degrading women and their roles in the country.
He said “few years ago in Germany, standing next to Angela Markel, arguably the most powerful woman in the world, president Buhari speaking on Nigerian women relegated their roles to the kitchen and the bedroom, forgetting that 75% of smallholder farmers are hardworking women who are involved in the production, processing, and marketing of agricultural products. And that is just in agriculture.”
However, Adamu charges Nigerian youth to strongly condemn Buhari’s Westminster statement and to remember that ‘the man they queued under the sun to vote for, walked across states for, campaigned for, has turned around to shame them.’
He said “A similar faux happened in the UK when we were described as fantastically corrupt during an official visit of the president. Rather than defend the dignity of his fellow countrymen, our president, in his usual self-righteousness decided to be humorous with our national pride. Today, in what I consider an incendiary statement to every hardworking young Nigerian, president Buhari described them as lazy and over-entitled.”
The presidential aspirant further noted that the Nigerian economy has been going downhill under President Buhari. He noted that poor handling of the economy by Buhari has cost Nigeria 7.5million jobs in three years.
“Under his watch thousands of young and able Nigerians have died needlessly from insecurity and yet he de-markets us before the entire world.”
“We strongly condemn this statement and the Nigerian youths must remember that the same man they queued under the sun to vote for, walked across states for, campaigned for, has turned around to shame them”, he added.
Adamu urged Nigerian youths to be prepared and act decisively in 2019 and vote for a youth who would be ready to stand for their interest.