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Buhari Distances Self From Ortom Impeachment Plot

By David Odama

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has disassociate himself from  the impeachment notice served on Benue Governor Samuel Ortom by eight members of the State House of Assembly.

Buhari’s reaction was contained in a statement issued today  by his spokesman, Femi Adesina.

The statement  read: “Even while attending the ECOWAS/ECCAS Summit in Togo, strident attempts were being made to drag President Muhammadu Buhari into the unfolding“Statements have been issued by different interest groups, insinuating that the President may have a hand in the development in Benue.

This is paranoia at its worst, coming from people who have wittingly positioned themselves against the clean-up of the country, and the way we do things. They prefer business as usual.

According to the statement, “President Buhari will never be part of any unconstitutional act, and any attempt to link him with the inglorious past, when minority number of lawmakers impeached governors, will not stick. It will simply be like water off the duck’s back.

“Those with open minds know this, but those who cavil would rather source everything untoward to the President. It is murky ground in which they are now marooned, as fallout of their resistance to change in the country

 

 

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