Buhari Has Worsened The Situation In Nigeria- Yoruba Group
Several Yoruba Groups under the auspices of Yoruba Self-Determination Advancement Forum, YOSEDAF have threatened to break out of Nigeria should restructuring be kept on hold in the country.
According to them, the answer to the nation’s issue is restructuring.
NIGERIA NEWS gathered that the coalition comprises of over 60 Yoruba groups and they will either break away or stay with the Presidential candidate that is ready to restructure the nation ahead of 2019.
According to them, they are currently negotiating with, “former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar; a former Central Bank of Nigeria Deputy Governor, Kingsley Moghalu, or any other presidential candidate who has strong commitment to restructure the country.”
The group which passed a vote of no confidence on Muhammadu Buhari revealed via a statement as signed by its Convener, Evangelist ‘Kunle Adesokan, and Secretary, Kola Are that Buhari has worsened the situation of Nigeria since his assumption of office as President.
The Statement reads, “instead of restructuring, expansionist agenda, under the guise of cattle business with land-grabbing as the ultimate goal, has torpedoed the fragile unity of the country more than ever before.”
“With the situation on the ground, the Yoruba were seriously contemplating the likelihood of exiting Nigeria.”
“Indeed, that route is no longer a foreclosed option in the light of prevailing circumstances in the country since the injustice of June 12 was perpetrated,” it said.
“Our desire is that political participation would be based on restructuring and genuine federalism. In the last 19 years, however, our elite have either watered down our democratic ideals or consciously abandoned them.”
“Those who rode to power on the back of such popular quests are today the greatest apologists of one Nigeria, at all costs – even at the expense of the Yoruba people.”
“They really do not care if marauding herdsmen unleash terror on their people, insofar as they are in control of the government in the South-West. Such arrant nonsense cannot be allowed to continue,” the coalition said.
According to them, “despite that Atiku was being accused of corruption, if he could guarantee the coalition of his readiness to restructure the country, YOSEDAF would support him.”
He added, “You will come and sit down with us; we will negotiate and have an agreement. If it is a thief, (someone) that people have said is a thief, go and try him. If he is an armed robber, go and try him. If he is somebody without a certificate, charge him.”
“Whether it is Moghalu, if he is able to guarantee that restructuring, let him come and negotiate with us and sign.”
CJ Asabe’s failure to retire honourably has brought undeserved insult to my husband – Zainab Bagudu
The first lady of Kebbi state, Zainab Bagudu has condemned the former acting Chief Justice of the state, Justice Asabe Saratu for not retiring from her position honourably.
Recall that her husband, governor Atiku Bagudu had sacked Saratu for complaining to the National Judicial Council (NJC) that her appointment was no confirmed by the state house of assembly because she is a Christian.
Zainab, who took to her Facebook page to react to this said although she celebrated her upliftment to the number one legal post in the state, but condemned what she termed her selfish attempt.
“As a female born to parents who both belong to the legal profession, I loudly celebrated the rise of Justice Asabe Karatu as the first female Chief Justice of Kebbi state. More so, I attended the university with her daughter. Now, I totally condemn her selfish attempt to hang on to position instead of retiring honourably.
Zainab who pointed that her allegations have brought about undeserved insults and criticism one her husband, Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and others, noted that sadly, that is one of the burdens of leadership.
“It is worrisome that as a Nation, we allow religion to quickly divide us rather than use reason to search for reasons to avoid conflict.
“The statement below will not clear every mind, but it is necessary to set the records straight and we owe it to our children to always do what is right. Most of all, We should ALWAYS try to be bigger than our personal ambition. ”
Read the statement below from the state government on the issue.
Police Arrest 50 Year Old Woman For Buying Newborn Baby In Anambra State
The NIGERIA NEWS gathered that a 50-year-old woman buys a newborn baby at the sum of 500 000 nairas and at the moment she is at the custody of the police.
The incident occurs at No 3 Onyekwore street, Awada, Onitsha, Anambra state. The culprit’s name is Juli et Onweagoba and her colleague in the evil act is Edith Ewudo who is also 49 years old. They confessed that they used to buy the newborn baby from Ndidi Egeonu.
The police arrested them after it leaked out that a baby was stolen from a delivery mother. A police representative from Anambra state, Haruna Mohammed said that the baby has been recovered back from the culprits.
Mr. Haruna said:
“On the 12/6/2019 at about 7:00 pm, Police detectives attached to Awada division arrested one Juliet Onweagba ‘f’ aged 50 years of No 3 Onyekwore Street Awada
“Suspect conspired with one Edith Ewudo aged 49 years of Orsumoghu street Awada and bought a newborn baby girl at the sum of N550,000 from one Ndidi Egeonu ‘f’ aged 35 years of Odume Obosi.
“The baby was stolen from the mother one Udechukwu Faith ‘f’ aged 23 years of 3-3 Onitsha shortly after delivery on the 2/6/2019.”
All the suspects are expected to be charged to court soon as the investigation continues.
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