Impeachment: Buhari’s loyalists threaten to dump him, defect from APC, list reasons
- Some members of the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) are on the verge of dumping the ruling APC
- Members of the BSO who met on Saturday, July 30, also threatened to dump the president because of alleged bad leadership
- The northern APC stakeholders also listed insecurity and neglect as some of the reasons for their consideration
Kebbi – This is probably the worst of times for President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
At the moment, some members of the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) in Kebbi, are seriously considering if they will break ties with the president and the APC or not, Vanguard reports.
During a high-profile meeting in the state on Saturday, July 30, Buhari’s loyalists mentioned insecurity, neglect, and very bad leadership on the part of the current administration.
Among those who attended the meeting was the chairman of the BSO in Kebbi, Alhaji Musa Abubakar Dan malikin Argungu.
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While Argungu noted that he is personally disappointed with the way the country is run, other members expressed the view that if they remain in the ruling party while being neglected, it may appear that they are comfortable with the status quo.
The aggrieved BSO members noted:
“In 2015 before elections we supported Buhari because we believed he can turn around the country in all sectors but we are seeing directly opposite of what he promised Nigerians, no one is safe in the country and the economy is almost dead, imagine a common terrorist threatening to abduct Buhari and a governor and nothing was done.
“We, therefore, cannot continue this way so very soon we will take a stand he said but the president has betrayed us we must tell him, I was one time a member of Buhari campaign organisation at Abuja, therefore, I am a stakeholder in the Buhari project.”
President Buhari’s impeachment gains momentum as Senate gets backing of influential governor
Meanwhile, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State had backed the Senate’s move to serve President Muhammadu Buhari an impeachment notice amid the incessant insecurity challenges plaguing the country.
Ortom lauded the National Assembly for issuing a six-weeks notice to the president.
Governor Ortom gave his support at his Abuja lodge on Friday, July 29 while receiving delegates of the Senate minority leader, Senator Philip Aduda.