Buhari Running An Incompetent, Uncoordinated Administration – PDP Says
The Peoples Democratic Party has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari for admitting that he was unaware that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, flouted his directive to relocate to Benue State until the killings in the state had been resolved.
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The Peoples Democratic Party, in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja, on Tuesday, said that with the revelation the President has directly admitted to running an “incompetent, disorganised and uncoordinated administration.”
The Opposition Party reprimanded the President for failing to show sobriety by staying in Benue for barely two hours and also failing to visit the victims of the attack to sympathize with them. The Party also stressed that such revelation placed “a huge question mark on the regular assurances issued from the Presidency on security”.
The main opposition Party noted that if the Presidency was not committed to monitoring critical issues such as security, then Nigerians should no longer remain in doubt as to why other sectors, particularly the Economy had gone comatose.
The statement reads in part “Nigerians have completely lost hope in President Muhammadu Buhari and his incompetent administration. By stating that he was unaware that the IGP only spent 24 hours in Benue State, Mr President has confirmed that he has not been effectively monitoring the handling of the security situation of our nation.
“This places a huge question mark on the regular assurances issued from the Presidency on security. For our party, PDP, the expression of President Buhari has once again vindicated our position that our nation has been placed on autopilot cruise with a cabal pretending to be managing our affairs.
“Indeed, Nigerians need to know; what exactly did President Buhari, as the Commander-in-Chief, do when he realised that the IGP did not carry out his orders? We demand a direct answer from the Presidency.
“The fact is that there is no sense of remorse by the Government as the President himself spent only two hours in Benue State without visiting the victims or even making any direct policy statement on those behind the killings and how to forestall future bloodletting. Rather, in the character of this government, Mr President engaged in yet another blame game instead of facing issues.
“If the Presidency is not committed to monitoring critical issues such as security, then Nigerians are no longer in doubt as to why other sectors, particularly our once robust economy, had gone comatose under the Buhari administration.”
Nigeria News had Previously reported on Monday, that President Buhari during his visit to Benue State while meeting with stakeholders in the state, said he was surprised at the revelation that the IGP, Ibrahim Idris, flouted his directive to relocate to the state.
President Buhari had in January after the clash that claimed the lives of about 73 persons by suspected herdsmen, ordered the IGP to relocate to the state until the carnage was contained. The Police boss had reportedly spent less than 24 hours in the state before leaving