Senate President, Bukola Saraki, today released a statement where he
alleged that there is now a government within the government of
President Buhari who have seized the apparatus of Executive powers to
pursue their nefarious agenda. Special Adviser on Media and Publicity,
Femi Adesina, has now released a statement replying Saraki. The
President of the Senate, Dr.
Abubakar Bukola Saraki, claims there is “now a government within the
government of President Buhari”, which has allegedly seized the
apparatus of Executive powers to pursue a nefarious agenda. This claim
by Senator Saraki would have been more worth the while, if it had been
backed with more information.
If he had proceeded to
identify those who constitute the “government within the government,” it
would have taken the issue beyond the realm of fiction and mere
conjecture. But as it stands, the allegation is not even worth the paper
on which it was written, as anybody can wake from a troubled sleep, and
The Attorney-General of the Federation is the Chief Law Officer of the
state. It is within his constitutional powers to determine who has
infringed upon the law, and who has not. Pretending to carry an
imaginary cross is mere obfuscation, if, indeed, a criminal act has been
committed. But we leave the courts to judge.
To claim that President Buhari is anybody’s stooge is not only
ridiculous, but also preposterous. It is not in the character of our