Bashir Ahmad, a former presidential advisor to Muhammadu Buhari, has provoked responses with a recent statement he made regarding former president Goodluck Jonathan. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>
He stated that during Jonathan’s presidency, insecurity was at its worst point and expressed amazement at hearing people call Jonathan the best President Nigeria has ever had.
He said, “I was quite surprised to see some people on this platform lauding Goodluck Jonathan and portraying him as the best this country has ever had.”
In the statement he made on X, formerly known as Twitter, Bashir Ahmad shared some photos of a tragedy that happened on November 28, 2014. He said that on that day, the Kano Central Mosque, which is close to the Emir of Kano’s Palace, was attacked. He added that over 200 people were killed that day, and that it was the darkest day in the history of Kano.
He added, “While I cannot speak for Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Bauchi, Kaduna, etc., but for us in Kano, there is no doubt that the era under Jonathan was the most challenging period we have ever faced. The level of adversity we experienced was unparalleled and left a lasting impact on our lives.”
Below is a screenshot of part of the statement:
Bashir Ahmad’s statement has been met with mixed reactions from members of the public, with many reminding him of the deteriorating security challenges under the administration of Muhammadu Buhari, and the state of things now. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>