2019: IBB, Obasanjo are expired leaders, they should stop advising Buhari on second term – Festus Keyamo


Festus Keyamo, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, has lashed out at former Presidents, Ibrahim Babangida and Olusegun Obasanjo for advising President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek reelection in 2019.

In a series of tweets via his verified Twitter handle, the Senior lawyer described both Babangida and Obasanjo as “expired leaders.”

Keyamo said expired leaders who tried all they could to extend their stay in office until they were chased out, should not advise Buhari.

He wrote: “Ironically, these expired leaders, IBB & OBJ, used all the tricks in the books to illegally extend their tenures in office until they were chased away by Nigerians, yet they’re the ones now advising Buhari to give up his LEGAL RIGHT to seek re-election. It’s hypocrisy at its best.

“The message we can take from d letters of OBJ & IBB is d urgent need 4 govt to address problems plaguing Nigeria. But d message we must reject with d messengers is their roadmap on d way forward. They’re too morally deficient to provide any political compass for this nation again.”

Obasanjo had advised Buhari against seeking re-election in the upcoming 2019 election due to the failure of the government.

Similarly, Babangida had last week asked Nigerians to vote Buhari out of office, come 2019. 

IBB, however, enjoined Nigerians to co-operate with Buhari until his tenure ends.


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