The former president said that his mother was Hausa and that she reared him during a book launch in Abuja.
In the contribution of the book which was authored by his former special adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari said that he does not know what Fulanization is.
The former president was saying this while reacting to the claims that his policies were aimed at the Fulanization of Nigeria.
According to the report by The Nation, Buhari said that it is unfair for people to talk about Fulanization, and that although people can think of whatever they want to think, he hopes that they would be fair in their judgements.
He said, “I do not know what it (Fulanization) means. I was not brought up under Fulani culture, though I look like one. I did not know my father, but he was 100% Fulani, and my mother was 100% Hausa, she brought me up. It is very unfair to talk about any Fulanization.
“I cannot interfere with a clear conscience. People can make up their minds based on what their reasons are. I hope they will be fair.”
Buhari said that the problem with Nigeria is not religion or ethnicity, but that the problem is the people. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>