Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

News

Certificate Scandal: Military Maltreated Buhari Under PDP – Garba Shehu

Mallam Garba Shehu

Kingsley Kanayo

The Presidency on Saturday said Nigeria’s military hierarchy did not treat President Muhammadu Buhari well during the tenure of Goodluck Jonathan as president of the country.

The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Mr. Garba Shehu, in a Facebook post, described the military’s action as shameless.

In the run in of the March 28 presidential election, the Nigerian military claimed that it did not have the record of President Buhari’s West African Examination Council result.

Reacting to online criticisms against Buhari for receiving some vehicles from the embattled ex-National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, Shehu stated that the President was entitled to what he received.

“Cars are just a few in a litany of entitlements written in that law, although it is contestable to say that General Buhari had been given his due entitlements by successive administrations as provided thereunder. Regime after regime treated him as if he was not a former Head of State.

“The military in particular treated him so badly that its leaders kept silent when the PDP charged that he didn’t have WAEC papers. One shameless Army Records officer said the former Head of State had no records at all under their system.”

Shehu added that Buhari went without a full complement of armed guards from the Army until the April bomb attack on his convoy.

“It was at this time that the Chief of Army Staff (at that time) thought it necessary to reinstate the armed convoy to protect him. When they brought the two cars within a few days of his being bombed, the staff of the General were merely informed that this was from the Federal Government in fulfillment of its obligation to him,” he said.

 

 

 

__________ 

Follow us on Twitter at @thesignalng

Copyright 2015 SIGNAL. Permission to use portions of this article is granted provided appropriate credits are given to www.signalng.com and other relevant sources.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Related

News

Nigeria’s oil production slumped by 28 million barrels between January and July 2022, threatening the Federal Government’s N9.37tn oil and gas revenue target by...

News

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Bashir Ahmad as his Special Assistant on Digital Communications. Ahmad was Personal Assistant on New Media to the President...

News

Despite giving no fewer than 29 directives to security operatives in three years to end activities of terrorists, bandits and other sundry criminals, Nigerians...

News

Terrorists are creating a parallel government in Kaduna State, Governor Nasir El-Rufai has told President Muhammadu Buhari, The Nation reports. In a July memo...

Copyright ©