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Femi Adesina: Northern Elders Forum is Ango Abdullahi’s one-man army

Femi Adesina: Northern Elders Forum is Ango Abdullahi’s one-man army
February 09
21:05 2020

The presidency says the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) is a body that lacks credible membership.

In a statement issued on Sunday, Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, described NEF as a “one-man army” and accused Ango Abdullahi, NEF chairman, of showing antipathy against President Muhammadu Buhari before the 2019 election.

Adesina said this is in response to a statement issued by NEF flaying the president over insecurity and poverty in the country.

“Hearing that title, you would think the body was a conglomeration of true elders. But the truth is that  NEF is just Ango Abdullahi, and Ango Abdullahi is NEF,” he said.


“It is a quasi-organization that boasts of no credible membership, and its leader is akin to a General without troops.

“Before the 2019 presidential election, the one-man army called NEF had shown its antipathy against President Muhammadu Buhari and its preference for another candidate. They all got beaten together.

“NEF is merely waving a flag that is at half-mast. President Buhari steadily and steadfastly focuses on the task of retooling Nigeria, and discerning Nigerians know the true state of the nation. They don’t need a paper tiger to tell them anything.”



1 Comment

  1. Biodun
    Biodun February 10, 02:02

    I think posterity would judge everyone. One would have expected Prof and his cohorts to serve as an Advisory to the government on how to tackle the menace ravaging the entire country.
    It is just a philosophy of life, if you don’t like a person, no matter the good things he does, to him, he has done nothing.
    We should change the narrative.
    Nigeria would rise again.

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