Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has known as on President Buhari to urgently resign from his workplace and hand over energy to his vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
The governor who's a robust critic of the Buhari administration made the decision at a press convention in Makurdi on Monday, March 14.
He alleged that the president failed Nigerians in all areas of his electoral guarantees, particularly with the worsening insecurity within the nation.
“The federal Authorities has utterly failed and I wish to name on President Muhammadu Buhari to just accept the truth that he has failed this nation and I wish to advise him to honourably resign as president of Nigeria.
Sure, he can resign and hand over to his deputy to deal with the affairs of this nation. In any other case, this nation might be taking place” he mentioned
The governor lamented the continued killings occurring in his dwelling native authorities of Guma and different elements of the state by suspected herders militia in addition to banditry snuffing lives out of residents in elements of the nation.
He mentioned it had develop into unreasonable to proceed to cry for assist with none decisive actions taken by the federal authorities to finish the menace of invasions on Benue villages, including that his folks at the moment are able to take up arms prescribed by the legislation to defend themselves.
“I used to be a part of those that labored for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 primarily based on the guarantees he gave to us that he can be president for everyone and for no person. However, at present we've got seen clearly that he's president for Fulani folks. So, daily we've got seen the extent of nepotism occurring on this nation.
I do know that it's is going on in different states of the federation however I'm speaking about my state the place I'm elected as governor to offer good governance and safety for lives and property.
So, I discuss this stuff. It's unlucky and I pray for my colleagues and folks of assorted states that allow God assist us. And greater than praying, we should act as a result of for me as a scholar of the Bible I do know that religion with out work is useless. So motion have to be taken.
I'm going to take my motion, I've consulted with my folks and I do know what to do which isn't for public consumption. We're going to take decisive motion as a result of sufficient is sufficient.
We now have cried sufficient and no extra crying. After these press conferences, I'm not going to inform anyone about how many individuals have been killed in any of my native governments any longer. We'll take steps and complement the safety companies however we aren't going to compromise our peace and safety once more. That is sufficient.
The 1.5million folks I've within the camps have been chased away from their houses by these terrorist folks.
“The safety males have achieved their finest from 2017 to this point, greater than 100 safety personnel have been killed. They're doing their finest and I need to admit that they're grossly insufficient” he mentioned