The Senior different Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has brushed aside an editorial by using a Nigerian historian, Max Siollun, entitled “The Gentleman’s settlement that might destroy aside Nigeria,” published in the united states-based overseas coverage journal.
The piece speculates that Nigeria faces forthcoming political and constitutional challenge as a result of President Buhari’s absence to attfinish to his well being in London.
Reacting to what he known as “needlessly sensational and exaggerated speculations by way of conspiracy theorists”, the Presidential aide explained that it’s misleading to match President Buhari’s case to that of the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, adding that the situations are utterly completely different.
in keeping with Shehu, unlike President Yar’Adua, President Buhari has duly complied with the constitutional necessities by means of formally notifying the nationwide meeting of his intention to head for medical therapy and handing over to Professor Yemi Osinbajo as performing President.
Malam Shehu delivered that, “while Yar’Adua was too severely unwell to transmit a letter formally to the Senate President and the Speaker of the home of Representatives, President Buhari shouldn’t be in such clinical state, and subsequently, the united states of america is not currently dealing with any problems as a result of his absence.”
The media aide cited that below President Yar’Adua, there was once uncertainty in regards to the function of the vp because the late President used to be no longer in a position to formally switch energy to his deputy, which necessitated the lodge to the doctrine of necessity to allow Dr. Goodluck Jonathan act in his absence.
Malam Shehu explained that, at present, none of those instances be triumphant in Nigeria as a result of President Buhari’s absence for scientific therapy.
according to him, having transferred power formally to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, President Muhammadu Buhari did not go away Nigeria with any power vacuum, adding, subsequently, that any suggestions of uncertainty or constitutional situation are imaginary and exaggerated.
He defined that with the appearing President Professor Osinbajo already running the affairs of the u . s . in the absence of President Buhari, people must stop growing artificial fears of trouble or uncertainty, noting that governance has no longer ground to a halt because President Buhari has duly complied with the constitution.
Malam Shehu appealed to conspiracy theorists to not pollute the polity via needlessly looking for to create an atmosphere of worry, uncertainty and suspicions in the usa.
The Media aide mentioned that the President publicly admitted he was sick and taking remedy and that he never pretended about his well being condition with that open admission.