Published on Aug 19, 2017 Greenbarge Reporters
Convener of a group agitating for the resumption or resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari, which staged series of protests in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, Charly Boy and others in the coalition, have expressed happiness with the return of the President to Nigeria today, Saturday. They also drew agenda for the President.
In a statement they jointly signed, the group said that Buhari’s return comes at a time Nigeria is in dire need of leadership.
The coalition which held several sit-outs both in Nigeria and in London, including a vigil in front of the Abuja House where Buhari was recuperating in London to demand the President’s resumption or resignation from office if incapacitated, asked the President to immediately get to work.
The coalition, which thanked all Nigerians both in Nigeria and Abroad including non-Nigerians who lent voice to its #ResumeOrResign protests, asked President Buhari to address the various issues threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, especially the issues of quit notices and hate speech.
“We are excited by President Muhammadu Buhari’s return to Nigeria today having completed his medical treatment in the United Kingdom.
“His return comes at a time when Nigeria is in dire need of leadership to overcome the various economic socio-political challenges that threaten our collective hope and aspirations to peaceful coexistence, growth & development.
“We would like to use this medium to thank all Nigerians who participated in our #ResumeOrResign sit outs at home & abroad in any way.
“As he returns, we urge President Buhari to immediately get to work. We urge him to fulfill his campaign promises to the Nigerian people which include creating jobs, defeating the menace of corruption, revamping the economy, overcoming the many security challenges that threaten our national security, putting an end to the pervasive religious and ethnic & reuniting the country. “We expect Mr. President to urgently address all the various threats coming from different groups, including the issue of quit notice, food poising, Biafra agitation and hate speeches flying around.
“We also reiterate our oft stated demand for full disclosure relating to the nature of illness President Buhari suffered from, the nature of treatment he underwent and the cost of that treatment.”
The statement was signed by Charly Boy (Leader, #ResumeOrResign) FOR: Our Mumu Don Do Movement; Deji Adeyanju (Co-Convener – #ResumeOrResign) FOR: Concerned Nigerians; Ariyo Dare Atoye (Co-Convener – #ResumeOrResign) For: Coalition in Defence Of Nigerian Democracy; Jude Ndukwe (Co-Convener – #ResumeOrResign) For: Movement For The Advancement Of National Transformation and Bako Abdul Usman (Co-Convener – #ResumeOrResign) For: Campaign For Democracy.
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