Buhari Tells Oby Ezekwesili "Rise Above Your Pettiness" After She Claim He Wants To Kill All Igbos

Published 2 years ago by: Giwa bayo
at 11:25 AM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)

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Reacting to a tweet yesterday by BBOG convener, Oby Ezekwesili who told the Nigerian Government to stop the alienation of the Igbos, due to the restiveness of a few of them such as members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nigeria’s Presidency has told the former Minister of Education to rise above pettiness. The statement released by the Presidency by Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, reads;
“The presidency has advised the Co-convener of the #BringBackOurGirlsGroup, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, to demonstrate a great sense of responsibility in the face of national security challenges posed by the IPOB incendiary propaganda designed to cause civil unrest in the country.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, said “a prominent influencer like Dr. Oby has a moral and patriotic duty not to give ammunition to any violent group that seems determined to pursue its separatist agitation through reckless and destructive methods.”
He explained that, “while it is convenient for the civil society activist to condemn the military and the government of President Buhari, Mrs Ekekwesili didn’t find it appropriate, even once, to criticise the dangerous and violent propaganda being propagated by the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu. Oby, as they call her, tweets on everything. Why was she silent on this one?”
According to him, the attacks on soldiers and policemen by IPOB supporters “was most irresponsible, indefensible and reckless” and that nobody in her position “should elevate mobs to the status of rock stars for the sake of playing to the gallery.”
The presidential media aide said while the military are taking all precautions to observe the rules of engagement, “there is a deliberate sinister agenda by IPOB to provoke the soldiers into killing innocent people in retaliation so that Nnamdi Kanu would use the pictures of the victims for international propaganda by the accusing the government of ethnic cleansing against the Igbos with the sole purpose of gaining sympathy.”
“A president who has put put the nation’s cash cows, the Central Bank and the Ministry of Petroleum in the hands of the Igbo; who has given four out of five states in the subregion senior cabinet posts in his administration, including Foreign Affairs; and Industry, Trade and Investment, and is constructing the Second Niger bridge after years of deceit and false starts cannot be called a hater of the Igbo.”
The statement warned that the politicization of the ongoing military exercise in the subregion, itself in line with similar exercises in the five other geopolitical regions is inimical to the military readiness of the armed forces and the much-desired improved civilian-military relations in the country.
Malam Garba Shehu also wondered why Mrs. Ezekwesili “retreated to the background or lost her voice while IPOB supporters were violently molesting, harassing, attacking and jeopardizing the lives of indigenes and non-indigenes.”
He challenged Mrs. Ezekwesili to explain to Nigerians where the constitution of Nigeria, and international human rights law support the killing and molestation of innocent people in the name of advocacy for self determination.
According to him, “her hypocritical and timid silence while Kanu’s IPOB supporters were engaged in lawlessness and recklessness in violation of his bail conditions is a burden on her credibility as a national crusader who should be courageous to condemn criminality. This art of using a raincoat while taking a bath is nothing short of self deceit.”
He reminded her that “if the Buhari administration could take tough action against the extremist religious groups in the northern parts of the country to preserve national security, it is ridiculous to accuse the President of sending soldiers to the Southeast because he hates the Igbos. The Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari respects all citizens and will ensure that they are safe and secure wherever they reside.”
Shehu advised her to rise above pettiness and sentiments, and to resist the temptation to play to the gallery, when the country’s national security is under threat, adding that “seeking to make political capital out of a chaotic situation is highly unbecoming of her and of the reputation she has worked hard to build over the years.”

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OkeEyitayo at 11:28 AM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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Don't split Nigeria
OkeEyitayo at 11:29 AM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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Don't split Nigeria
ngfineface at 11:30 AM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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Real pettiness all because she was not given any appointment.
ruthie at 12:53 PM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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Oby Ezek..please stop heating the policy with your inflammatory comments....Why cant you caution IPOBS? yet you seat down in the comfort of your house and talk rubbish....
alao333 at 01:41 PM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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Pls madam u have lost voice for chibok girls, go home
Floyd29 at 02:13 PM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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She did not make any thing out of chibok girls,  that's why.
Ladyhap at 02:37 PM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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Pls what is she talking about? I can't Cool see anything but an angry scary face
dareper at 03:31 PM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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what the woman is saying is the truth. u know truth is bitter.
CHRISETTE at 03:38 PM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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Only senseless people won't speak about what is happening there the way the matter is being handle by both side is totally wrong
gogoman at 04:27 PM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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tegonwa at 04:37 PM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: gogoman on 04:27 PM, 15/09/2017
Hmm Still This Kitchen And Za Oza Room Mentality.Nawaa O!
CHRISETTE at 04:38 PM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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Words from an egocentric man
tegonwa at 04:39 PM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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The Truth Hurts.President Buhari Please Take Correction.Nawaa O!
Simms at 04:42 PM, 15/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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Buhari, I condemn all criminality especially yours. It is good we have sister in Oby ready to speak against injustice from a psychopath like you. Military assets belong to every citizen of that nation. Military assets are acquired to defend the nation and her people. Any head of state, leader or president eager to use nation military assets to kill innocent and defenceless youths is a psychopath and should be held into account by the UN. There was no war in Nigeria. Ndigbo didn't take up arms to fight Nigeria. Buhari Sir, you have children. Imagine guns being pointed to your child whose crime is only to pick up rock to fight with. You sent men in uniform to murder a 20 yr old boy in cold blood only because he is holding Biafran scarf. Where in Africa had such evil ever happened. Not even in South Africa apartheid era. You are an evil man with blood of the innocents in your hands.
I wonder what evil you committed in your youth that can let go of you. If someone doesn't want to dance with you just go and find another person to dance with. You did not create Nigeria. Nigeria was organised by the Europeans to aid their interests. You have cluster of people who do not have any single thing in common in one broken closet and one person says I am suffocating in here - need to breath and your answer is no - we will live and die in here. What type of human being are you. I don't want to be part of Nigeria. I don't want to be part of Nigerian people. It is my right to make such decision. Listen, how many times did you contest elections in Nigeria? How many times did you win? I remember you crying in the national press and to every ear that wanted to listen how you have been cheated by PDP. You felt really bad and delusional because there was no one to help. Did that make you stop contesting? What makes you thing we Biafrans will stop agitating. You are now the president of the zoo. One day, we will have our own nation. That is one thing I want you to mark. Biafra will exist as a nation. You can't kill us all.

I don't recall anyone voting for you because of your economic foresight or enlightenment. They rigged elections for you because you are killer. Evil man. They brought you in to kill your brothers and sisters in the north. Those that brought you in couldn't do it themselves. Indeed, you haven't managed to achieve that and in order to placate yourself  you turned your attentions to people that make your skin crawl - Ndigbo. Your worst nightmare has just begun.

yawa_don_gas at 05:56 AM, 16/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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Please please hold on, why e be say everywhere I take even when I wan hide yawa dey there?
Why why?
Na yawa life, yawa goes on
tegonwa at 02:01 PM, 16/09/2017 (2 years ago)
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Rather Than Rue His Mistakes; He Is Rebuking Mrs Oby.Nawaa O!


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