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‘The Whole World Is Laughing At Us’, Ezekwesili Tells Buhari After Kankara Schoolboys’ Return

A photograph mixture of Dr Oby Ezekwesili and President Muhammadu Buhari.


A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has taken a swipe on the President over the current abduction of tons of of scholars from the Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina State.

She believes there’s a downside President Muhammadu Buhari wants to handle, saying the international locations around the globe suppose Nigeria is a joke.

“He (Buhari) needs to tell us exactly what happened with the Kankara kids; there is a problem here,” Ezekwesili mentioned throughout an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Friday.

She added, “This country should not be taken for a ride by President Buhari and his government; This is very unbecoming and the whole world is laughing at us. They think we are jokers.

“Many countries did not even bother to show that anything had happened in our country because they felt who are these people and what are they doing to themselves?”

The former minister, who can be a co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) marketing campaign, famous that the return of the schoolboys was a welcome improvement.

She queried the way it was attainable for the abductors to storm the varsity and kidnap kids of such a big quantity with none type of sign that such an incident was about to occur.


A Visit To Terrorists?

Ezekwesili additionally questioned how governmental methods had been unable to alert anybody that the kids had been carted off from their college, saying the identical query was requested when the Chibok women had been taken in 2014.

She harassed that neither the President nor the authorities deserved to be counseled, claiming that they created the issue within the first occasion.

On the return of the scholars, the previous minister said that there was no trigger to have a good time however to be pleased about their lives.

She alleged, “One thing I don’t do in life is to pretend; for us to congratulate a government that created a problem and said it solved it, we shouldn’t be doing that, this society should learn how to hold people to accountability.

“The President should be disgusted with what happened, not commending himself. What is he clapping for? Those children were put in harm’s way, and now you say you have rescued them?”

“Maybe the President sent the young men on an excursion to terrorists and now he probably has a lifeline to terrorists so they can release children at will to him.

“So, let nobody ask anybody to clap; the only thing we should do is thank God for the children and their parents, they should not do this to little children,” Ezekwesili insisted.

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