Osinbajo raises alarm, alleges gang up against Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari (right) with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
President Muhammadu Buhari (right) with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

The vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, has raised alarm over alleged gang up against President Muhammadu Buhari.

He said forces who had prayed for his death are those against him today.

Speaking Tuesday during an All Progressives Congress, APC, national consultative forum in Abuja, Mr Osinbajo however said not only is the president alive and well, he will also win the 2019 general elections.

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“All of them have ganged up against this one man called Muhammadu Buhari and they have their collaborators, everywhere… in business, politics, religion, everywhere.

“They prayed for him to die, the man came back, he didn’t die, the man came back alive and well, stronger,” he said.

Speaking further, Mr Osinbajo said several persons have criticized the Federal Government’s Empowerment Scheme, TraderMoni.

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According to him, it is a very important project of the Government to enrich the poor and only those who are evil will complain about it.

He also alleged that the Senate President despite approving its commencement also criticized the project.

He said, “If you see the way they are getting very angry about Trader Moni.

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“Every time they talk they just get angry but when you take care of the poor people, only those who are evil will complain because these days I hear the Senate President complaining about Trader Moni.

“It was with the approval of the Senate that we should go ahead and do this because that’s a very important part of our programme.

“A very important part of our programme is that we must give credit to traders, to those who are doing small businesses.

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“But that is also why there is a gang up by dis-credited elite against him.

“As you can see for yourself, there is a gang up. Anybody who doesn’t see that doesn’t know what is going on”.