“You deceived us so that we could vote for you,” says Bukhari, a native of the Nigerian state.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Bukhari is accused of tricking people into voting after failing to pay dividends to democracy. This opinion is expressed by angry natives of the state of Niger, according to the DailyPost.
The report said that stakeholders in the state of Niger accused Bukhari of cheating despite massive support given to him in the country’s 2015 and 2019 presidential elections.
This was stated by the parties concerned at the Government House in Minna during a meeting convened by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada. These include legislators, traditional rulers, youth organizations, women’s groups, and religious leaders who take turns distracting themselves from the various issues facing the state.
During the presentation, everyone condemned the incessant bandit attacks, bad roads, lack of HYPPADEC and Bark Port operations, bad roads and insufficient power supply among many others in the state.
Speaking, Bello Sheriff, youth leader of the state, said that President Bukhari cheated the state and received huge support during his first and second term elections, and then neglected the state in receiving the Democrats’ dividend. “We are unhappy with President Bukhari, we are loyal to him, but he is not loyal to us. He deceived us.
HYPPADEC and the Port of Baro are out of service, and more than 2,000 km of roads across the state are in poor condition. That is why we ask our minister and legislators to come to our aid, otherwise, when they do not call us for anything, young people in the state of Niger will not listen to them. … “
In a speech, Minna’s chief imam, Malam Ibrahim Fari, said that insecurity and lack of electricity are among the main problems facing the state: “We want the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, to increase the supply of electricity. in the state. We don’t accept electricity for less than 20 hours, if they can’t give it to us, let them leave the state. ” State President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Rev. Mathias Echioda said in his speech that the state’s roads have become death traps, highlighting the need for the federal government to declare a state of emergency. Niger.
Mourning the state of the streets, a representative of the women’s group Bar. Aisha Galadima noted that the state deserves a better deal from the federal government. Other concerned citizens denounced the state’s negligence, stressing that banditry had made many local government areas livable.
“We gave the president a lot of votes in both the first and second terms of the elections, but what have we achieved? We are not happy that we supported him, but he does not support us. We are not getting what we expected. We call on the federal government to come to our aid. “
In his speech, Niger State Governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello asked the Minister to bring the people’s demands to the federal government, saying that all the issues raised are relevant and timely. Consequently, the organizer of the meetings, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada, promised to convey messages to the federal government. Dada explained that the meeting was a directive from President Bukhari, who asked all ministers to return to their respective states and address the problems people face.