Afenifere was right by refusing to support Buhari – Fasoranti

By Peter Dada

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere,  on Sunday said corruption and nepotism were the hallmarks of the administration of the President, Major-General Muhammadu (retd.), for the past six years.

The group also said the development had justified that the stance of the group not to support  the election Buhari in his first and second term..

The leader of the Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, stated this at the 70th anniversary thanksgiving service of the Ondo State chapter of Afenifere held at Saint David Cathedral, Akure, the State capital, on Sunday.

Fasoranti said insecurity, corruption and nepotism ravaging the government of President Buhari justified that the decisions taken in 2015 and 2019 elections by the group were in the best interest of not only the Yoruba but Nigerians.

He said “We were justified in not supporting President Muhammadu Buhari. He has not been doing well, that is why we did not support him. There is insecurity in the land. There is corruption everywhere.

“All those who committed one crime or the other, he left them in office to continue their nefarious activities. Those who he should sack, he left them in office. Thank God we did not support him in his elections.

“My daughter was killed in Ore on her way to Lagos; up till now, they have not concluded the trial. I know justice will be done.”

Speaking on the 70th anniversary of the group, Fasoranti said it had not been…

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