Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state has described the news of the release of 21 Chibok girls held captive by the Boko Haram insurgents, as one of the diversionary tactics by the APC-led government to divert the attention of Nigerians each time it goofs.
The governor said the report could be a way to shift attention from the current recession, the hardship and hunger in the country and last week assault on judges and the Judiciary which has been widely condemned.
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The governor urged the government to fix the economy and put food on the table of Nigerians as people are no longer interested in the lies and make-believe of the APC-led federal government.
“We have heard enough stories on corruption, the federal government should give Nigerians food. The people are suffering and their sufferings must be attended to by the federal government. “Propaganda, cheap lies and diversionary tactics must give way for serious governance
“Nigerians are no longer interested in the lies and make believes of the APC led federal government. Rather, Nigerians want the economy fixed and food on their tables.”
He also urged Nigerians to wait and see the set of girls said to have been released this time around before drawing any conclusion.
“As for me, I keep my fingers crossed on this reported release of 21 Chibok girls. This is because we were once told by this same government that one of the girls was released and the girl, who was supposed to be writing Physics WAEC examination then could not speak one sentence in English.
“Again, it was reported yesterday that Boko Haram bombed Maiduguri, Borno State and killed more than 10 people. How the same Boko Haram insurgents that bombed Maiduguri yesterday could release 21 Chibok girls today is a question Nigerians must ask.
“Until proved otherwise, the story still appears like one of the diversionary tactics of the federal government,” he said.
Governor Ayo Fayose had alleged that the abduction of the Chibok girls in 2014 was nothing but “mere political propaganda” meant to mar the then president, Goodluck Jonathan.
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He claims no pupil was abducted by Boko Haram from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State but that the APC used the situation to defeat Jonathan.