A recap of President Buhari’s Interview with Arise TV: Banditry, Twitter, and IPOB
President Buhari recently featured in an Interview that was hosted on Arise TV
During the interview, the president addressed issues bothering Insecurity, corruption, IPOB, and economy
In this article, we’ll disclose five important things that were addressed by Nigeria’s President
In a rarely seen occurrence, President Muhammadu Buhari granted an interview to Arise TV this morning.
The president addressed various issues that are trending in the country, providing answers after a long period of silence.
In this post, we’ll run a recap of President Buhari’s interview by disclosing key points.
On Insecurity and Banditry
President Buhari criticised the killing of people in the north which was reported by Governor Zulum of Borno.
The President disclosed that new chief of staffs have been appointed and tasked to go around the country to make changes.
Buhari revealed that he has permitted governors to go back to the old system where police gather to discuss security issues.
He urged governors to endeavour to solve state issues and only seek help where necessary.
Despite the outcry of Twitter suspension in Nigeria is one of the major complaints in the country, President Buhari failed to address it.
When asked about plans for Twitter, he said “I’ll keep it to myself”.
President Buhari advised governors to refer to the gazette of the first republic.
He stated that herders who stray into another person’s farmland should be arrested.
The president also claimed that Fulani herders from outside Nigeria are responsible for the killings with AK47.
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The President referred to the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) as “a dot in a circle, ”.
He claims to have been assured by the youths and elders from the South-south that they are no plans for secession.