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Nigerians React As Buhari Rates Saraki, Dogara ‘Very Low’



Nigerians React As Buhari Rates Saraki, Dogara 'Very Low'

A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted a statement by President Muhammadu Buhari that he does not rate Senate President Bukola Saraki and speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, “very very low” on patriotism.

Naija News reports that the President made this statement when he addressed Nigerians in a “Special Interview” aired on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) on Monday, May 27.

This online news platform understands that President Buhari addressed many issues including insecurity, the economy, judiciary, the 2019 general elections among others.

President Buhari said during the “Special Interview” that the National Assembly, led by Saraki and Dogara held Nigeria to ransom for seven months without passing the budget.

“I told Saraki and Dogara that by holding the budget for 7 months, you’re not hurting me, you’re hurting Nigerians? In terms of patriotism, I rate them very very low,” Buhari said on Monday night in a Special Interview monitored by Naija News.

The president said the national assembly wanted to show they were the government and not the executive, and he made his displeasure known about their conduct.

After the Special Interview, Nigerians took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter, to air their opinions President Buhari’s statement about Saraki and Dogara.

Naija News captured some of the reactions below…