Connect with us

Politics

Buhari’s Democracy Day speech fake, filled with empty promises — Shehu Sani

Published

on

Sen Sani reacts as bandits invade his former school in Niger, kidnap students, teachers

A former Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, on Sunday, branded President Muhammadu Buhari’s Democracy Day address as vapid and fake.

In his last Democracy Day speech as President, Nigerians had high expectations that Buhari would address the insecurity and other issues plaguing the country.

But the President was silent on the recent attacks on Abuja-Kaduna passenger train and St Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State.

He also failed to keep Nigerians abreast on efforts at addressing the crippling electricity problem and high cost of food items among others.

Sani, who reacted to the President’s address via his verified Twitter handle, accused Buhari of deliberately ignoring critical areas deserving of attention as the country grapples with different problems.

READ ALSO:Shehu Sani urges politicians to shun immature, destructive campaigns

He said the President failed to capture issues bothering Nigerians at the moment, adding that the speech was not different from the previous ones in tone and language.

The speech, according to him, was littered with empty promises associated with Buhari’s government since its assumption of office in 2015.

He wrote: “The President’s Democracy Day speech is not different from all his previous speeches; other than this one is the last fill of assurances and empty delivery. Anyway, this time he was too shy to blame ‘16 years of PDP misrule.”

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Investigations