President Buhari Blames Copied Speech On ‘Overzealous’ Aide

President Muhammadu Buhari must have turned beet red when the news broke that his ‘change begins with me’ campaign speech contained a few paragraphs from Barack Obama’s 2008 speech.

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While he has apologized for the embarrassing error, the Presidency has quickly blamed the incident on an ‘overzealous’ aide and promised swift disciplinary action. The President’s spokesman said, “There was a mistake by an overzealous staff and we regret that this has happened”

“President Buhari urges Nigerians to look beyond this incident and focus on the message of change which the country needs in order to restore our cherished value systems.”

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