2019: Nigerians react to IBB’s statement on Buhari’s ambition


Former military president, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, on Sunday publicly asked Nigerians to vote President Muhammadu Buhari out of office next year.

Ibrahim Babangida, in a lengthy statement, listed reasons President Muhammadu Buhari should not bother returning to power in 2019.

Social media consequently went agog as some Nigerians on Twitter blasted IBB, accusing him of being a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP that destroyed the country. They also reminded IBB of ruining Nigeria when he was the Head of State.


Others, however, urged Nigerians to heed the advice, saying IBB should bring a candidate that will win Buhari in the 2019 election.

Here are some comments:

@Osi_suave,” The message shouldnt be Buhari shouldnt run. Get a candidate that can defeat him.”

@Equityoyo, ”I don’t know when people start listening to old and corrupt man like him again. He should focus on his health, family at his old age and leave the nation at the hands of the capable Man .Enough of thier political agenda and personal greed.”

@olaadisa, ”I find it to comprehend why people with no moral and reasonable right want PMB… Isn’t this clown suppose to be behind bars?

@nnaike2, ”The old man IBB has spoken out objectively, even Aisha. Its good + bold to speak truthfully as one sees. Let us respect our elders + truths.”

@Olatunji, ”Not surprised , IBB is a member of PDP.”

@khennymore, ”Case will close after hearing from Gen. Abdulsalam.His fellow general are begining to tell him dt he is not capable.”

@Bununukabiru, ”If he Think he have supporters he should come out and contest,and see the maging PMB will give him.”

@omotayodada, ”The general are talking, Nigerians listen .”

@dapomubaraq, ”IBB is the reason why Nigeria is where we are right now..failed nation with failed past leaders tryna act like righteous.”

@ItsdonmonC, ”The real question should be: “Is there anybody out there who can defeat BUHARI? Even if there is, will each tribe unite to correct the mistake of 2015 ? sincery i have not lived long enough to witness any adminstration thts more worse than Buhari’s Administarion.”

@Jafaapple, ”Watch out 4 PMB part II_2019, its going 2 b more difficult for looters i.e BOSSes Baba is the ACTOR…u all know the end of all BOSSes at end of Last fight…..most of them will jailed and CABALs will b disappointed…..PMB 2019 no going back, dey ol no what baba can do.”

@preciousgift, ”The problem is they are afraid… They have no one credible enough to withstand the present “EVIL” .

@corruptionconcern, ”IBB is a national destroyer.. Murderer of Dele Giwa.He got nothing to say about Nigeria.National destroyers are coming out to say national builder should not contest! We are not going back to looting regimes!”

@aj_tt, Honestly ”I now believe that IBB & Obj encouraged corruption as they were able to control GEJ and got their rewards easily.But with PMB they are not happy as their wealth of stolen funds are depleting gradually.”

@Akinkanju omo , ”What’s people’s problem to stop him from running. Let him run and lose now… Support the preferred one who has something to offer.”

@Alasinrinkazeem, ”This makes me more Buharist, The generals are waging war against our common value and imposed system of govt… Democracy.”

@Abumaleeq, ”This coming from the same evil genius that led us to the problem we kept facing since he left? He found God in his old age? A won oloriburuku ”somebody.”


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