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Saturday, January 6, 2018

President Buhari must be a joker to be thinking of 2019 - Cardinal Okogie


Archbishop of Catholic archdiocese of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, says President Muhammadu Buhari 'performed woefully' and must be a joker to be thinking of running for office again.

This came after the launching of Mr. Buhari’s 2019 re-election campaign, with the appointment of former Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi as the Director General.

Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, on Wednesday said the campaign for the re-election of Buhari had commenced.

In an interview with New Telegraph, the clergyman noted that for Mr. Buhari to be talking of 2019 means he does not love Nigeria at all. 

“What has he done in the years he had been in the saddle? He has performed woefully; that’s the verdict of Nigerians. Let the president respect himself and retire quietly. Coming out to talk of 2019 is insulting not only to those who voted him to power but to all Nigerians. 

“There are so many problems confronting the people and he should be thinking of what to do about them. For second term, he must be a joker. That is all I can say for now because I don’t want to dignify them with a lengthy statement. It is not worth it."

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