NIGERIA – Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s Independence Day broadcast.
Buhari had in a 7am nationwide speech to mark Nigeria at 59, addressed Nigerians on issues and efforts being made by his administration.
However, Omokri described some of the issues addressed by the President as “lies.”
In a series of tweets, Omokri dared Buhari to sue him.
He wrote: “Predictably, General @MBuhari gave an Independence Day broadcast full of LIES. In the next series of tweets, I shall be exposing the many lies he told this morning and I challenge the @NGRPresident to sue me
“General @MBuhari said “In the last four years, we have combatted the terrorist scourge of Boko Haram”.
“LIE: Boko Haram controls 8 Borno LGAs. Read the TRUTH here. Buhari LIED!
“General @MBuhari said ‘The capacity of our forces is enhanced by the acquisition of military hardware’.
“LIE: Our armed forces use guns purchased by Shagari. Read the TRUTH here.”