Governor of Kaduna State Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has mentioned that President Muhammadu Buhari has allowed people he (El-Rufai) described as “evil folks” to make use of him (Buhari) to struggle and defeat the political get together that gave him the platform to serve Nigeria.
He mentioned that these people who find themselves utilizing the president as an instrument to defeat the APC are doing so as a result of they failed of their bid to power their very own candidate on the get together in the course of the June 2022 primaries.
The Governor lamented that they had been massively deploying assets and instruments to defeat the APC within the forthcoming presidential election.
El-Rufai claimed that the evil persons are utilizing the President and instrumentality of the Federal Authorities as handy cowl to truncate Nigeria’s democracy as a result of they’ve personally misplaced out.
The governor on Thursday addressed the folks of Kaduna amid the shortage of recent naira notes after the Central Financial institution of Nigeria, CBN, redesigned N200, N500 and N1000 notes.
Buhari had earlier ordered that the previous N200 notes be re-introduced into circulation, as they’ll stay authorized tender till April 10.
El-Rufai famous that the Buhari authorities disobeyed the February eighth ruling of the Supreme Courtroom by persevering with to say the February 10 deadline stands, including that “It’s surprising to see the blatant violation of the subsisting and persevering with order of the Supreme Courtroom that ALL the previous and new notes ought to proceed to be authorized tender till it offers judgment within the case filed by the Kaduna State Authorities together with a number of others.”
He mentioned, “The deal with by the President earlier this morning limiting the authorized tender standing of previous notes to solely N200 quantities to complete disregard and disobedience of the ruling of February eighth which was prolonged additional yesterday by the Supreme Courtroom.
“The misguided motion of the Legal professional-Basic to mislead the President into participating on this public violation of the order of the very best court docket of the land reveals how determined the coverage architects are to trigger nationwide chaos, by exhibiting open contempt for the judiciary.”
The Governor recalled that the Federal Authorities had made a proposal to the agitating governors to simply accept the circulation of solely the N200 notes as a technique to keep out of court docket, however they rejected the supply, insisting the court docket ruling should be obeyed.
He claimed that, “These evil folks utilizing the instrumentality of the Federal Authorities and the President as handy covers are prepared to truncate our democracy as a result of they’ve personally misplaced out.
“They’re massively deploying assets and instruments to defeat the political get together that gave us the platform to serve the nation simply because they might not impose the candidates of their selection. Allow us to not assist them.”
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