The youth wing of the apex Igbo socio-cultural body, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo has carpeted the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media, Garba Shehu, over his comments that President Muhammadu Buhari is very passionate about Nigeria’s unity. Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC rather maintained that Buhari’s actions and inactions pose threat to the unity of Nigeria.
In a press conference, The National President of OYC, Igboayaka. O Igboayaka, releases and described President Buhari as “a direct opposite of Nigeria’s unity”.
Dismissed as false, a statement credited to Garba that “Buhari is so passionate about Nigeria’s unity”, Igboayaka claimed that “Shehu is on a pay job, and one of the aides that is endangering the unity of Nigeria through his sycophantic service to the president.”
According to him, “Buhari has divided Nigeria more than any other president in the history of Nigeria”, describing him as “the most tribalistic President Nigeria has ever produced”. The statement read: ” President Buhari and his cabal have violated the federal character principle with reckless abandon, leading Nigeria into the path of disintegration “His high-handedness with tribal impunity contributed to the present ethnic crisis ravaging Nigeria.