President Muhammadu Buhari, in his presidential speech to mark the 60th Independence day of the nation threw shade at his predecessors claiming they were responsible for the near destruction of the country.
Buhari in his speech also said that “no government in the past did what we are doing with such scarce resources” and “we have managed to keep things going in spite of the disproportionate spending on security.”
Criticising the previous governments, Buhari said; “Those in the previous Governments from 1999 – 2015 who presided over the near destruction of the country have now the impudence to attempt to criticize our efforts”. He said this shading the government of Obasanjo, Yar’adua, and Jonathan
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo served as the Nigerian president between 1999 and 2007 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Obasanjo who is also known for being a strong fault finder and critic of the governments administrations that have come in to power after him.
Umaru Musa Yar’Adua succeeded Obasanjo in 2007 but was unable to complete his first term tenure. He died in office 5th May 2010.
Goodluck Ebele Jonathan who was the vice to Yar’Adua was sworn in as the president on 6th May, 2010 following the demise of Yar’Adua. He also won the 2011 presidential election and was in office till 2015.
The Buhari Led administration is quite known for always blaming the past administration for the difficult issues it’s administrationis facing.
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