Monday, 19 September 2016

President Buhari And His Wife In US With 108-Man Delegation Despite Recession


– President Muhammadu Buhari has led a shocking 86-man delegation to the United Nations general assembly in New York despite the poor state of the country’s economy
– Aisha Buhari is also separately attending the UNGA with 22 persons, including wives of Governors. Her delegation is reportedly privately financed –
The breakdown of the President’s team includes 16 man presidential advance team, 14 presidential aides, 32 ministers and aides, 24 officials of foreign affairs and other MDAs

President Muhammadu Buhari is accused of being deceptive with some of his plans. With Nigeria’s
economy in recession and hardship in the land, President Muhammadu Buhari has led a 86 man delegation to the United Nations general assembly in New York. According to a tweet by citizen journalism website, Sahara Reporters, the breakdown of the President’s team includes 16 man presidential advance team, 14 presidential aides, 32 ministers and aides, 24 officials of foreign affairs and other MDAs.

Also, the president’s wife, Mrs Aisha Buhari is also separately attending the UNGA with 22 persons, including wives of Governors. Her delegation is reportedly privately financed. Speaking with our reporter, Femi Adesina the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity said he does not have the total figure of the President’s delegate to the United Nation’s General Assembly.

He promised to get back to our reporter with the figures. The 86-man delegation Mr Buhari that escorted Mr Buhari to the UN general assembly is in defiance to the recently launched “Change Begins With Me’’ campaign which is to entrench the values of accountability, integrity and inculcate positive attitudinal change in Nigerians. Meanwhile, the presidency has denied allegations by Prof. Farooq Kperogi that President Muhammadu Buhari spent £6m during his treatment for an ear infection in the United Kingdom. The senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, who debunked the allegation via his Facebook page said President Muhammadu Buhari spent less than £50,000 (N20.5m).

Source: SaharaReporters

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