Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq, a chieftain of the New Nigerian Peoples Celebration, 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 standard, 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 shouldn’t 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 unhealthy precedent. One wonders why APC leaders have refused to appropriate this anomaly. I imagine this must be corrected. We shouldn’t enable Buhari to control Nigeria as his personal property.
“Nigeria shouldn’t be Buhari’s personal property, it’s a nation of about 200 million individuals. It is a nation that has a legislation. It’s ethically flawed for President to not hand over energy to Osinbajo when he can be overseas for 2 weeks.
“I’m conscious that those that are imagined to know the suitable factor are advising him wrongly. It’s a really pathetic state of affairs. In essence Nigeria can be with out 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 definitely not one of the best apply so far as operating of presidency is worried.
“The reality of the matter is that, if this occurs once more, we will have little doubt different choice however to move to courtroom. The Courtroom received’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 is rarely a household or personal affair. It’s a nationwide affair. One nevertheless believes this received’t repeat itself. I want him secure medical therapy.
“Let him nevertheless bear in mind additionally that Nigeria urgently want financial and safety therapy. Our nation is sick, the residents are hungry,” he mentioned.