Buhari Replies FG: Boko Haram Palaver Different From N’Delta Militancy

Muhammadu_buhariNational leader of the Congress for Progressive Change, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has faulted the Presidency’s call that he should be in the fore-front of those speaking to Boko Haram to lay down their arms saying there was no way he could be involved in the discussion since he was not part of the problem.

On Tuesday, the Presidency, through the Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, had called on Buhari to use his clout to canvass for an end to violence in the northern part of the country saying, “Have you see him as a leader, a man who traversed the entire length and breadth of the North especially to canvass for votes seeking an end to the violence; why is it that  he cannot use that same clout that he has to get leaders together and say we must put an end to this carnage?”

The Presidency had further cited militancy in the Niger Delta which was brought under control by eminent personalities in the region who went into the creeks and appealed to the warring youths to embrace peace and accept amnesty.

However, Buhari, who spoke through the National Publicity Secretary of the CPC, Mr. Rotimi Fashakin, said it was apparent that those responsible for the crisis in the Niger Delta were the ones that volunteered to end it.

He said, “When the Niger Delta militancy reached a crescendo, some notable people from that region went into the creeks as he (Okupe) alleged.

“The question is: ‘Who were the people who started the Niger Delta imbroglio ab initio?’ If the people that initiated and executed a problem decided to resolve it, what can anyone do about it? This is totally different from the Boko Haram palaver.”

23 COMMENTS

  1. If the truth must be said, Buhari has no role to play as ordinary citizen, he has no security apparatus at his disposal he was just a former head of state and he is not the only one at that position so he only said the truth is the responsibility of the FG to take charge of protecting the lives and properties of every citizen of this country not Buhari,so just say ur govt has failed in totality now u want shulder the blame on Buhari, this unfortunate of u!

    • IBRAHIM OR WHATEVER YOUR NAME IS,WHO IS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND WHAT IS THE SECURITY APPARATUS YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT.FOLLOWING THE ULTRANCES FROM YOUR MILITANT LEADER ON AND AFTER THE ELECTION IT IS VERY CLEAR THAT HE IS BEHIND THESE WHOLE CRISES,HE IS THE ARCHITECT AND ORGANIZER OF BOKO HARAM AND LET ME REMIND YOU THAT YOU THE NORTHERNERS WILL CONTINUE TO SUFFER UNDER DEVELOPMENT AND DESTRUCTION IF YOU DECIDE NOT TO STOP THAT YOUR MADNESS…BUNCH OF HOPELESS TRIBE

      • To face d fact, no clear evidence against Gen. Buhari concerning his involvement in BH issue. He said those utterances out of annoyance. Remember OBJ said something similar about do or die 2003 election. Did he really mean it? I guess no.
        However, president GEJ said he has BH members in his cabinet from d onset, why can’t he fish them out since? Definitely, there are lots of hide nd seek games at d detriment of d innocent pple. Let’s us fear GOD and think straight so dat we can talk straight.
        GOD SAVE NIGERIA.

  2. Buhari threatened to make Nig. ungovernable.He carried out his threat in connivance with IBB and some other Northern Elites,and so Nigeria,albeit,the North North,has bn on fire ever after.So,its just a simple logic,go and quench d fire u ignited,else it ll consume you first.A cow that thinks he is descecrating his owner by defecating on his body,should realise he is only harming itself by inviting the wrath of maggots upon itself.

  3. Suppressing !You religious less cultures less animals that are uncivilized barbarians have the guts to talk?it was our mistake that we give the chance,if not how can someone from barbaric to decadence talk to us like this?we show you how to dress,because your fore furthers are nicked.we show you how to eat,then your ancestors are chasing animals to their caves.you are only stupids nothing more.

    • AHMAD SANI HANGA MIND YOU NOTHING HAS BEEN SAID OF YOU.WE ARE NOT HEAR TO QUARREL BUT RATHER FIND WAYS TO SEE THAT NIGERIA BECOMES A UNIFIED STATE.I AM NOT HAPPY WHAT IS GOING ON IN THE NORTH PRESENTLY.I DID MY NYSC,98 AT KEBBI STATE AND THE LITTLE I KNOW ABOUT THE NORTHERNERS IS THAT THEY WERE GOOD TO ME,WHILE I WAS SERVING,SO WHATEVER THAT MUST HAVE GONE WRONG IS JUST STRANGE.IT IS VERY CLEAR THAT EITHER THE ELDERS IN THE NORTH ARE IN SUPPORT OF THIS CRISES OR THAT THEY CANNOT DO ANYTHING,IN THAT CASE IT IS ABOVE THEM,I WILL SUGGEST,MY DEAR AHMAD SANI,THAT YOU AND OTHER NORTHERN YOUTHS CAN FORM A STRONG FORUM TO TACKLE THIS ISSUE EVEN IF IT MEANS ASKING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO SPONSOR YOUR GOOD GESTURE,JUST THINK ABOUT THAT AND PLEASE TRY AND IMBIBE TOLERANCE AND AVOID USING DESPICABLE WORDS

    • oh u an hausa man teaching an the ibo how to dress , ok may be the ibo taught u how to soeak english and read and write, let me tell u , the ibos are people to be like in nigeria, the ibos are the light that GOD has placed in nigeria, a religion that easily resort to violence must be satais , because no sane person will endulge in sucide bombing , because when u kill urself , u are not living to enjoy the course u are fighting for, even ur so called religion , islam is against violence , but u acctually ignored the tenents islam

  4. The formal NSA GEN. Andrew Ajaje said insecurity in the country is from PDP, and GEJ ones said Bokoharam members are in his government, if this statement where made by two PDP top leaders, GEN. M. Bahari is totaly free from the equation or problem , they should leave this innocent man alone, if am not part of the problem i can never be part of the solution, gej resigned or solv your problem.

    • IGNORANCE IS NOT AN EXCUSE TO THE LAW.HE MADE THAT STATEMENT DURING THE ELECTION PERIOD.IF I MAY RECALL TO YOU THAT THE NUMBER OF NYSC MEMBERS WHOM WERE KILLED THAT PERIOD WAS AS A RESULT OF THAT STATEMENT,MY FELLOW NIGERIANS THE ALMIGHTY GOD WILL VERY VERY SOON EXPOSE THAT MAN OR WOMAN THAT IS BEHIND THIS EVIL IN THE NORTH/NIGERIA AS A WHOLE.WE MUST MIND OUR WORDS OR WE WILL BE JUDGED BY IT.

  5. buhari is a loud mouth. northern hausa/fulani muslims are a bunch of confused & highly misleaded set of people. imagine a nomad (devil incarnate othman dan fodio) & his great grandson (buhari) tail-twisting northern hausas just as did his grand father. pls tell buhari dat he will NEVER b a president in Nigeria as long as Obasanjo, IBB, Abdulsalam & GEJ are alive

  6. Please buhari dnt help in solvin d boko problem,cos i realy want to knw where those who will vote 4 u in 2015,JTF pls increase ur rate of killing,boko aare rams pls dnt stop until u kill yur fathers and mothers, conscienceless pple

  7. GEJ should stop this nonsence, why is he the president? tell me. Am not from the north but to say the truth this man Jonathan’s is totaly confused and he lacks the knowledge & wisdom to rule as a president, GOD BLESS NIGERIA.

  8. They are only trying to destroy the image of the only great man that nigeria has ever produce becouse of 2015, tell me if BUHARI is the only former head of state we have in the north, we have four of them. 1, Buhari 2, IBB 3, Gowon 4, Abdulsalami Abubakar, and dont forget Shagari too.

  9. you devils should stay and leave us alone oh, i ve never seen greedy ingrates like these aboki them. Any1 behind or supporting boko haram and the killings of innocent soul will die misteriously even his generation shall never see good thing in life and untimely death shall be their portion except if dey repent and give their lives to christ.

  10. Thank God ur rants doesn’t count in the 2015 power equation, some of this guys that are impoverished & dehumanized by Jonathan’s administration have decided to take their pound of flesh on Gen Buhari who is doing everything with the fear of God to better the living standard of Nigerian. No sane & informed Nigerian will accuse the Gen of BH activities.