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Buhari has the trappings of a dictator –Fasehun by jchima14(: 6:05 pm On Oct 12, 2016



Founder of the Oodua People’s Congress, Dr. Frederick Fasehun, says the recent crackdown on judges has vindicated his stance that President Muhammadu Buhari is not a converted democrat as claimed during the 2015 election campaign.

He maintains that “Buhari has the trappings of an unrepentant dictator.”Fasehun said he was worried that security operatives have not been following due process in their fight against corruption.

The elder statesman said this on Wednesday while addressing journalists on the recent invasion of judges’ residences and alleged abuse of court rulings by the Federal Government.
Fasehun said although he subscribed to the current war against corruption, the invasion of the judges’ homes was a “gross and blatant violation of rule of law, the Nigerian constitution and common sense.”

He said it was unfortunate that President Buhari represented “the worst threat to our nation’s democracy.”

The OPC leader, therefore, asked the President to caution the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Mr. Lawal Daura.

He said, “These current events have vindicated my stance when I expressed scepticism on the Buhari presidential candidacy in 2015.

“When, in the build-up to the elections, his spin doctors told the world that General Buhari was a born-again democrat, we warned Nigerians that this leopard cannot change his spots. Buhari has the trappings of an unrepentant dictator.

“We demand that the National Assembly, as part of its oversight functions, summon the Director-General of the DSS for questioning and sanctioning.

“Government must stop forthwith the media trial of supposed suspects investigated or apprehended by security agencies to allow for the constitutionally-guaranteed principles of fair hearing, due process and rule of law in the law courts.

“Under President Buhari, the DSS, the police and the EFCC must regain and maintain their statutory responsibilities of intelligence gathering and security maintenance, instead of turning into instruments for silencing the opposition.”

Source: http://nigerianewstoday.com.ng/buhari-has-the-trappings-of-a-dictator-fasehun/
  

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