“We have reached out to their captors, through local and international intermediaries, and we are ever ready to do everything within our means to ensure the safe release of all the girls,” Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina said in a statement of Thursday.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said that despite the rejection of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, by the Senate, the Presidency is fully behind him.
President Buhari noted that the new Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, EGRP, focuses on agriculture in order to ensure adequate food security, as well as energy, industrialisation and social investment.
The BBOG group called on “the rest of the Nigerian people and others around the world who have stood in empathy for the cause of our Chibok Girls to join our movement in prevailing on the Federal Government to act on our Demand.”
Though the agenda of the meetings is not yet clear, it may not be unconnected with the current face-off between the Senate and the executive
Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, conveyed the President’s message when he paid a condolence visit to areas affected by the outbreak in Danchadi village and surrounding areas in Bodinga local government area of the state.
According to Jibrin, President Buhari’s age, combined with his health situation, has really slowed down the pace of his administration.
The new nominees are Stephen Ikani Ocheni Kogi State and Suleiman Hassan.
The lawmakers said that President Buhari’s refusal to sack Magu as recommended by the Senate was a sign of disrespect for the third arm of government.
President Muhammadu Buhari did not attend the opening ceremony of the Nigerian Army Small Arms championship, NASAC, holding at the Sambisa Forest, former stronghold of the Boko Haram Terrorist group as promised.