The apex Igbo cultural group, OHANAEZE Ndigbo has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s 60th-anniversary speech as disappointing, noting that the only new thing was Buhari’s expression of desire for a peaceful Nigeria which he only pays lip service to just to deceive Nigerians, not knowing that his deception time is over.
According to vanguard, the group however asked Buhari how he can ensure peace in a divided country which he helped divide the more when he believes that it’s only Fulanis that are qualified to hold federal appointments?
In its reaction to the speech, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, through the media adviser to its National President, Chief Nnia Nwodo; Emeka Attamah, said the speech was hollow, empty, and in fact, an insult on the sensibilities of Nigerians.
He said that the President cannot deceive Nigerians any longer.
“As usual, the President’s speech today (yesterday) was hollow, empty, and disappointing. “The only new thing was his expressing a desire for a peaceful, united nation. But, how can you ensure peace in a divided country?
“How can he talk of unity in a country that the only persons qualified to hold and enjoy federal appointments in the country are only Fulani?
“The speech was an insult to the sensibilities of Nigerians other than Fulani. Who is deceiving who? “He still has a window of opportunity to ameliorate the situation by rescinding some of his decisions and ensuring a more balanced administration”, Ohanaeze said.