Foremost Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), had accused President Muhammadu Buhari of working in the direction of a 3rd time period agenda.
This comes weeks after a pro-Buhari group known as for an extension of the Presidents tenure past the constitutional restrict of 2023 however the presidency absolved itself from any of it.
In line with Buhari, he would retire on the finish of his second time period in workplace and return to his hometown in Katsina state, Daura.
Nonetheless, whereas chatting with reporters on Friday, Falana urged Nigerians to not maintain the denial as something, saying all strikes by the President and his males level to tenure elongation ambition.
He cited a number of the strikes of the president akin to making an attempt to stifle free speech, a crackdown on the media, together with the brand new media, disobedience of courtroom order and lots of extra as a pointer to tenure elongation agenda.
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He stated, However you heard his group demanding a 3rd time period for him and the president making an attempt to distance himself in a really unconvincing method. I’ve little question there’s a third time period agenda, as a result of dictatorship of the sort we’re witnessing now, prior to now, was to at least one finish; tenure elongation.
He (President Buhari) is making an attempt to cow Nigerians, however nobody can efficiently do this. All his current actions are geared in the direction of that; ruling from London, closing borders, arresting opposition and jailing journalists, are meant for him, to be the one voice within the nation, it wont be.
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