National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has slammed President Goodluck Jonathan for choosing to go ahead with his declaration to contest election despite the unfortunate death of more than 50 students in Potiskum, Yobe State.
Tinubu, who spoke at a rally in Edo State, to commemorate Governor Adams Oshiomole’s six years in office, said that by declaring to run for re-election on Tuesday, Jonathan danced on the graves of the dead students.
“Jonathan is stepping on the blood of Nigerian children and dancing on their graves by declaring yesterday (Tuesday). A wise President will stay in the villa and declare his intention to run in the memory of those children.
“He said he will not step on the blood of anybody to be re-elected but he is dancing on their blood,” the former governor of Lagos State said.
Speaking further, Tinubu slammed Jonathan for not being able to stop Boko Haram insurgents from encroaching on Nigeria’s territory, as the terrorist continue taking over towns in the north. He said the honourable thing for any president who has been as ineffective as Jonathan was to resign.
“No leadership of any nation will sit idle and watch any part of its own territory being taken away by the so-called insurgents,” he said.
“Mubi is the second largest commercial town in Adamawa state, if it has been taken by the insurgents, then this President should resign. If a military barrack equipped with our weapon to fight the insurgents, the armoury was abandoned and the soldiers fled, leaving the weapons for the insurgents under your watch, and you said you want to run again? No, God forbids! If you refuse to go, we will sweep you away,” he vows.
Tinubu however warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against collaborating with the PDP to rig the 2015 elections.
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