President Buhari Mocks London Protesters: I Am Back, I Hope You Are Not Stuck In London


President Buhari yesterday took a slight jibe at those who staged the Resume or Resign protest against him in London.

The President said he has returned home but he hoped they were not stuck in London. He was Speaking as he entertained members of Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, who visited him at the Presidential Villa.

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The President said:

I have just addressed members of APC and PDP senior officials who came to welcome me back. I thank you very much for the national approach to your leadership.

I had so much time to watch Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, I heard so much information about the states. I am very pleased with the states, you are all doing your best and you are lucky your best is proving to be good enough.

The efforts of the Vice president are commendable. He used his intellect to run all over the place. I was seeing him 24 hours on NTA. I congratulate them and I thank him personally for what he has done.

In fact, some groups in London came and sang the National Anthem and asked that I should go back home, indeed I have come back home.

I hope those who went there are not stuck there, they will come back and join us. Those, who are stuck there with the Brexit, I hope they have weighed the implications that it won’t affect them including those that have properties there, those who are not paying tax here, I hope when they sale their properties there they will bring some of the money here. We need it very badly here.

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I thank you very much. My morale has been raised greatly by the love shown to me and the security of the country.

Speaking to State House correspondents after the meeting, Plateau State, governor, Solomon Lalung said all the governors were anxiously waiting for the return of the President.

He said:

You saw it today, the President went around greeting all of us and you can see he has come back healthier than when he left.