Daura, Katsina state – Despite residing far from the country’s capital, former President Buhari reveals that people are chartering buses to visit him in Daura.
Buhari says despite being far from Aso Rock, people still visit him daily.
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Buhari speaks on unusual visitors to Daura
The former Nigerian leader in an interview on NTA’s Conversations With History aired Monday night, November 20, expresses that he doesn’t miss much about being in power.
“People charter buses and come to see me from time to time. I thought I had stayed as far away from Abuja as possible but they still come. I would have gone to Niger if the borders were opened.”
As reported by The Punch, his candid reflections shed light on how he perceives his time post-presidency and the unexpected challenges and experiences he encounters.
Six months after handing over power to his successor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Buhari opens up about why he doesn’t miss being the President.
He cites that despite trying his best, it was not good enough for Nigerians, revealing a candid perspective on his term in office and the challenges he faced, Vanguard report added.
“I believe I’m trying my best, but still my best is not good enough. I wonder if I am going to miss much. I think I’m being harassed,” Buhari stated.
Watch Buhari’s full interview below
Buhari’s administration bankrupted Nigeria, says NSA Ribadu
Meanwhile, AmbaJay earlier reported that the national security adviser, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, said Nigeria was financially depleted during the administration of former President Buhari.
In the first official statement regarding the government’s finances after Buhari’s eight-year tenure, Ribadu, speaking at the Chief of Defence Intelligence Annual Conference on Monday, November 13, stated that the government led by President Bola Tinubu inherited a country in dire financial straits, describing it as a “bankrupted country.”
Ribadu highlighted that the current administration is working to recover what was taken or stolen during the previous government.