The President is in a hostage situation – Abdulmunin

Honorable Jibrin Abdulmumin has asked President Buhari to “Give up his presidency” if he cannot resist blackmail.

Abdulmumin said the president acts as though he needs to beg some “Political overlords” before he would be allowed to do his job.

Abdulmunin made the statements from one of his official social media handles.

The lawmaker alluded that Buhari is being held hostage by a cabal in the Aso Villa.

He also stated that the Buhari’s hostage situation wouldn’t allow him to perform well as a leader.

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In series of tweets Monday, the lawmaker said the president cannot be effective while in hostage.

He alleged that Buhari was playing into the hands of those who do not mean well for him and his government.

“A President must repel blackmail with all his arsenals or give up the presidency.

“You cannot be an effective leader while in a hostage situation!

“Buhari is playing into the hands of people who do not believe in him and his government.

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“You will come back to these statements of mine in 18 months.

“Such political stability and harmony that compels you to turn away your face where you shouldn’t is useless to our country!

“So why is Buhari appearing weak…as if he has to beg some political overlords to do his work in the name of political stability?

“Mr. President, all your life, you conducted yourself in such a way and manner that immunes you from blackmail which solidified your strength.

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“However, high stakes are or necessity of the usual exaggerated political expediency a president must refuse to be boxed or blackmail.”

Jibrin was the former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation.