Pro-Buhari Protesters 'shut down' Abuja

Pro-Buhari Protesters 'shut down' Abuja

On Thursday, marking the fourth day of the protests, another group, Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative, on Thursday stormed Abuja to counter #ResumeOrResign protest, which began four days ago. I once said he should resign and allow another person to take over.

The protest, which takes place on daily basis at the Unity Fountain in Abuja is convened by Deji Adeyanju and led by popular entertainer, Charles Oputa also known as Charly Boy.

The ailing president has spent the last 95 days in London for medical treatment, but Nigerians have received no briefings on the nature and scope of their absent leader's sickness.

Obi said the president had fulfilled the constitutional requirements by transmitting letter to the national assembly and also transferred power to the acting president.

The FCT Police Command said it intervened to prevent breakdown of law and order, and disturbance of public peace by dispersing miscreants, hoodlums and other criminal elements that had infiltrated the protest by the group.

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Protesters trooped out in Abuja on Thursday, August 10, 2017, to continue their sit-out protest against President Muhammadu Buhari for his 95-day stay away from the shores of the country.

The group, like the former, was seen being given adequate police protection.

"Don't wait for somebody to tell you A or B, go and read that constitution well, somewhere in the constitution, Section 114 says if the President is incapacitated, a medical panel will be set up to ascertain his health".

"This shows that, President Buhari's administration is still on course and the current distraction is unnecessary and inimical to nation building, patriotism must come to play", Ogenyi added.

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