Nigeria: Socio-political cluster Afenifere Accuses Buhari Government of Corruption, Nepotism
The pan-Yoruba socio-political cluster Afenifere on Sunday delineated the recent crisis of confidence among ethnic teams within the country as justifying its opposition to the election of President Muhammadu Buhari in his 1st and second terms.
The Leader of the cluster, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, aforementioned insecurity, corruption, and favoritism ravaging the Buhari administration valid its reservations concerning his quality for the presidency in each the 2015 and 2019 elections.
Fasoranti spoke when the 70th-anniversary thanksgiving service of the Ondo State chapter of Afenifere at Saint David’s Cathedral, Akure.
According to him, corruption and favoritism square measure the hallmarks of the Buhari administration since he assumed workplace six years agone.
Afenifere was fashioned seventy years agone by Chief Obafemi Awolowo within the house of the primary civilian Governor of the previous Ondo State, the late Chief archangel Adekunle Ajasin.
Fasoranti said: “We were even in not supporting President Muhammadu Buhari. He has not been doing we tend toll; that’s why we failed to support him. there’s insecurity within the land. there’s corruption all over.
“All those that committed one crime or the opposite, he left them in workplace to continue their wicked activities. those that he’s presupposed to sack, he left them in workplace. Thank God, we tend to failed to support him in his elections.
“My female offspring was killed in Ore on her thanks to metropolis for no reason; up until currently, they need not ended the trial. i do know justice are done.”
Speaking on the seventieth day of the cluster, Fasoranti aforementioned it had not been straightforward for the cluster, particularly throughout the military regime once members were sent to jail or in exile for championing democracy.
He aforementioned the struggle for democracy throughout the NADECO days tested the religion of members, United Nations agency either renounced their membership or fled into exile.
The Bishop of Akure jurisdiction, Protestant denomination, patriarch Borokini, in his sermon, aforementioned seventy was vital within the lifetime of a personal or a corporation.
He aforementioned for Afenifere to own survived seventy years despite many challenges, showed God’s hand within the affairs of the thought Yoruba organisation.
He, however, lauded the activities of Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, in fixing the Amotekun security outfit that has been doing a decent job in securing the state from Fulani herders and bandits.
Borokini aforementioned the Yoruba ought to be united to support Akeredolu and his Amotekun project so as to stop attack by suspected killer herdsmen and bandits.
“Famine is imminent; a scenario wherever you took loan to line up a farm and cows come back to destroy it, this is able to cause famine within the country.
“The sins of Sodom and metropolis aren’t as high as what’s available in Federal Republic of Nigeria. If God doesn’t destroy Federal Republic of Nigeria, he ought to apologise to the Sodom and metropolis,” he added.
However, he aforementioned with all the challenges endeavor the country, Afenifere ought to be counseled for coming back to glorify God on its seventieth day.
At the service were Akeredolu, his deputy, Lucky Ayedatiwa, Chief Seinde Arogbofa, Chiefs Sola Ebiseni, Kole Omololu, Femi Aluko and Olu Falae.