Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq, a chieftain of the New Nigerian Peoples Get together, NNPP, has mentioned that it’s now very apparent that Vp, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is not needed on the Presidency.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday left Nigeria for the UK the place he’ll spend two weeks on routine medical checkup.
However the President, as common, didn’t formally hand over to his Vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and this, Mr. Bamgbose, a senior lawyer described as unconstitutional and diplomatically unacceptable.
The Presidency has already advised Nigerians that Buhari will govern the nation from wherever he’s, insisting that it’s pointless for him to transmit energy to Osinbajo.
“It has gone to indicate with none iota of doubt that the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo will not be giving his rightful regard within the Presidency. He’s not needed within the Presidency,” Bamgbose advised DAILY POST on Wednesday.
“President Buhari is creating a really dangerous precedent. One wonders why APC leaders have refused to right this anomaly. I consider this needs to be corrected. We shouldn’t permit Buhari to control Nigeria as his non-public property.
“Nigeria will not be Buhari’s non-public property, it’s a nation of about 200 million folks. This can be a nation that has a regulation. It’s ethically flawed for President to not hand over energy to Osinbajo when he will probably be in another country for 2 weeks.
“I’m conscious that those that are alleged to know the suitable factor are advising him wrongly. It’s a really pathetic state of affairs. In essence Nigeria will probably be and not using a chief for 2 weeks.
“This doesn’t make sense. What occurs in case of emergency? Will Buhari come again from UK to cope with it or give orders from UK?That is actually not the perfect observe so far as operating of presidency is anxious.
“The reality of the matter is that the, if this occurs once more, we will have little doubt different choice however to go to courtroom. The Court docket gained’t waste time to declare it unconstitutional.
“The President is anticipated handy over to his Vp, any factor in need of that is unacceptable.
“What provides one assurance that President Buhari will handover to a Southerner in 2023, if he can’t hand over energy to his Vice for 2 weeks?
“President Buhari’s motion is tantamount to an abuse of his workplace because the President of the nation.
“Governing a rustic isn’t a household or non-public affair. It’s a nationwide affair. One nevertheless believes this gained’t repeat itself. I want him protected medical remedy.
“Let him nevertheless keep in mind additionally that Nigeria urgently want financial and safety remedy. Our nation is sick, the residents are hungry,” he mentioned.
London journey: Nigeria will not be your private property – Bamgbose tackles Buhari for ignoring Osinbajo