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Forex, Insecurity: Buhari Laid ‘Landmines’ To Create Problems For Tinubu’s Govt –Sunday Igboho



The Yoruba Nation activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho, on Saturday, accused the immediate past President, Muhammadu Buhari of allegedly laying ‘landmines’ for Tinubu’s administration through dismal management of Foreign Exchange (FOREX), failure to tame the menace of farmers/herders clashes and insecurity, which culminated in the current hardship being faced by the Nigerian masses.

Adeyemo made the assertion during a reception at his mother’s burial in Ibadan, Oyo State, saying: “When former President Muhammadu Buhari was mismanaging the nation’s economy and overlooking the attacks on farmers in the North and South, I raised the alarm, but nobody supported my agitation.

“The spiralling effects of such as the bad governance and treatment of sensitive security issues, fueled by herders/farmers clash with levity by Buhari, are what we are grappling with now.

“Now prices of foodstuffs, items, and other agro-allied products are not within the reach of the common man because the majority of our farmers have abandoned farmlands.

“I shouted then, but I was a lone voice in the forest. Now we are all facing the dire consequences of our seeming complacency.

“We need to be very careful and not pander to the antics of anti-democratic forces planning to pull down the administration of President Bola Tinubu.

“It is crucial at this point in time to support measures by the Federal Government to solve these challenges, whose foundation was laid by the immediate past administration of former President Muhammadu Buhari, “Adeyemo said.

Much pained, Igboho stated further: “I foresee all these problems some years back. Buhari had surreptitiously laid landmines for Tinubu’s administration in order to deliberately create problems for him.

“The Yoruba ethnic group holds the ace in Nigeria in terms of our potential and contribution to the nation’s development. Other ethnic groups are also key to the unity and socio-economic growth of the country.

“The British government forced this marriage of inconvenience called Nigeria on us. But we are calling on President Tinubu to allow the restructuring of Nigeria if we all want to continue as a nation. We urgently need restructuring and true federalism to ensure peace and harmonious co-existence in Nigeria as a nation.

“I cannot criticise Tinubu because I don’t have anything against him. He is the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“It wasn’t Tinubu who ordered the Department of State Security (DSS) to invade my house on July 1, 2021, killing my uncle and my friend. They also went away with their corpses and refused to release their remains up till now.

“We dared Buhari over the lording of his tribe on the rest of Nigeria and he was not comfortable with my stance and that is why he ordered the DSS and personnel of the Nigeria Army to attack me, destroying my property worth millions of naira.

“I am back now. If the DSS needs my attention, they can send an invite to me through my lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi.

“I’m a law-abiding Nigerian. I won’t go to them in Abuja. I know the governors of the South West, including my host governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State will not allow any act of lawlessness and impunity to be perpetrated against me. I have not committed any offence.

“Rather, my right to freedom and fundamental human rights to life and freedom of association as guaranteed in the constitution were grossly trampled upon.

“If Nigeria cannot work following the inimical activities of some powerful forces, we are still on our peaceful agitation for the Yoruba nation.

“We cannot stand aloof and allow some criminal elements to kill our fathers and able-bodied men eking out their living on the farms and contributing to the food productivity in the country.

“Enough is enough! We would no longer tolerate the killing of our monarchs, kidnapping, and other vices in the South West by herders and bandits”, Adeyemo stressed.