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President Buhari Riveals Why He’ll Continue To Blame His Predecessors For Nigeria’s Woes

Today, President Muhammadu Buhari said despite the criticisms of many, he would continue to blame his predecessors for Nigeria’s woes.

He said passing the buck, which people have been frowning at, was important in order for Nigerians to know what went wrong with the country.

Buhari spoke at an event tagged, “The Conversation: An evening with creative youths,” held inside the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The event, attended also by the President’s wife, Aisha; Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo; as well as governors and other top government officials, had “Creative youth as drivers of the change agenda” as its theme.

Buhari said,

“I am going to bore you with what we met. I know that I am being accused in the papers of passing the buck, but passing the buck is sometimes absolutely necessary to remind people who take things for granted.

“When we came in, I screamed to high heavens because I had promised a lot while seeking votes.

“I said where is the saving? There was no saving. There was no infrastructure, power, rails, roads, there was none. What did we spend the money on? I was told buying food and petrol.

“Where were the billions going? We conducted a study and found out that the oil marketers were committing fraud on at least one third ‎of what they were importing, which is about 25 per cent of our foreign exchange.

‎”The youth must watch our elite, especially with the condition we found ourselves. It is unpatriotic for anybody to pretend that economically we have no problem.

“I have bored you with this long explanation because there are things that could be hidden from you by those that have mismanaged the country in the last 16, 17 years.”

The President therefore tasked Nigerian youths to be alive to their responsibilities of holding their leaders and the elite accountable.

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  • chika bibian

    We cannot turn back the hands of time please do your work sir besides your history as a head of state is not so spotlesss either….

  • Mezzy Gilbert

    Every time blame,so u do not hv a back up plan wen chanting change

  • Mezzy Gilbert

    Make I hear word joor

  • emekachilaka

    this we not help any matter is better you do what people expect from you sir and stop complaining

  • Cornel Nwankwo

    Nigerians will fail to understand your point His Excellency.
    The President should just try his best to correct some of this issues causing the current recession to avoid more sufferings.

  • kayode akinsanya

    Alright sir, it’s well

  • COLLINS OJARIKRE

    Well nigeria dint vote for u to gv dem lectures…. So save dat grab for who wnts to listn…. We knw wah de last 17 yrs ws…. So shut up nd do ur wrk…….excuses aint needed bt results are… Who cares wah u inheritd… Wah w care abt is de welfare of de country… Nd if u are patrotic enof u wil knw ur system is sufferin thousands of inocent piple who knw ntin abt dat rubish lectures of blames

  • I agree with em, he’s right

    • Cornel Nwankwo

      Fact………………

  • Olovo Obinna

    Keep looking for excuse to cover your high level of incompetence…..i don’t even know how this people manage to convinced people to vote them into power….am just glade his incompetence is also affecting his supporters heavily

    • COLLINS OJARIKRE

      Jst blabin trash… Dis oldman tire me

  • WillieBravo

    Oga

    • Mezzy Gilbert

      D guy think say na enjoyment e come

      • emekachilaka

        ahaha

      • WillieBravo

        E no well