“My Original Statement Still Stands” -Ex Head Of Sate, Ibrahim Babangida Affirms Call For New Leader

2 years ago by: onuigbo felicia
(f) at 5-02-2018 02:38PM (2 years ago)

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Former Head of State Ibrahim Babangida has affirmed his earlier statement calling for the rise of a new crop of leaders, and the doing away of “analogue leaders.”

In an exclusive interview with ThisDay, Babangida said his “original statement still stands,” adding that his statement did not say President Muhammadu Buhari could not seek reelection.

The former military president, in a statement signed by his media adviser Kassim Afegbua, had asked a new generation of leaders to assume the mantle of leadership.

He had criticised the spate of insecurity in the nation, as well as the budgetary allocations for the electoral contests, and added that Nigeria has gone through leadership failures.

A counter statement had been released, saying the statement signed by Afegbua did not come from Babangida, but the former military president has said the statement was released by well-meaning friends.

Afegbua, whose arrest has reportedly been ordered by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, had insisted the statement had come from Babangida.

The retraction was because some people had sensationalised the statement, Afegbua had said while speaking to Channels TV.

Corroborating Afegbua’s statement, the former military president had told ThisDay the second statement was a result of the media misrepresenting his earlier statement.


tegonwa (m) at 5-02-2018 02:48PM
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Mind U, 'new Crop Of Leaders' Can't Involve Corrupt Ex Governors.
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freethinker (m) at 5-02-2018 03:15PM
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GOD BLESS YOU SIR....
DON'T MIND SOME PIGS THAT WILL COME HERE AND COMMENT TRASH
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ruthie (f) at 5-02-2018 03:23PM
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SEE WHO IS TALKING...EVIL MAN THAT RUINED THIS NATION....SHUT UP
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benosky4 (m) at 5-02-2018 04:09PM
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the IGP is an unjust man, quick to arrest Buharis critics

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cypanyahucha (m) at 5-02-2018 04:41PM
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Ok na. Now Buhari go arrest Babangida. You go fear fear na
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fineboy77 (m) at 5-02-2018 05:14PM
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lets do away with career politicians

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nature7888 (m) at 5-02-2018 05:16PM
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Buhari, oya go and arrest your mate. them go just d use security operatives the threaten people. so person no fit talk truth again?
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james987 (m) at 5-02-2018 07:01PM
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Buhari,obj and ibb dun set you up already. Na so them do Jonathan. Same ibb and obj before elections.
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kacylee (f) at 5-02-2018 07:43PM
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even IBB knows and confirms that buhari is worst than he is... God pls save Naija ooo

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gogoman (m) at 5-02-2018 07:46PM
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silly ass man!! this is democracy na who dem vote for go enter ..  mumu IBB
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slimber (f) at 5-02-2018 08:40PM
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You all 're the same kettle calling pot black please stop it abeg
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