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Adamawa APC suspends Caretaker Chairman for asking why Buhari hasn’t died of Covid-19
The All Progressives Congress in Adamawa State has set up a seven-member panel to investigate a ‘wrong and unfortunate’ meeting where the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, (Retd.), was the subject of “repugnant innuendos, abuse and the ill-will of members who wished him death from coronavirus.”
The party on Tuesday said it set up the committee to review a viral audio which allegedly emanated from a meeting called at the instance of a former governor of the state, Jibrilla Bindow.
The publicity Secretary of the party, Mohammed Abdullahi, in a statement, described words/remarks in the audio clip, which touched on the President, as “most unfortunate that required further investigation;” while announcing the suspension of the APC Caretaker Chairman, Yola South Local Government, Suleiman Adamu.
Suleiman Adamu, who is also a member of the State Executive Committee, could be heard cursing and wishing the president ‘death by coronavirus’ in the audio clip, alleging Buhari’s colossal leadership failure.
Adamu had said, “I don’t know why coronavirus did not kill Buhari. If the President is placed side by side with Osinbajo, I will pick Osinbajo and leave Buhari.”
Also, another voice in the viral video linked to one Abubakar Sirimbai, said, “It is better for the accursed President to die so that his vice can take over the leadership.
“We sold our properties to help the president win the election. We bought underwears, braziers, and cosmetic, which we used to give him a make up.
“If I’m averse to Osinbajo becoming the president, may God not give me the privilege of living till evening.
“Buhari has achieved nothing in Adamawa in the last six years. APC in Adamawa thrives on the legacies of Bindow.
We heard that Buhari used to be extremely happy whenever he learnt someone has gone bankrupt. We can’t be worshipping him like others.”
All these happened at the stakeholders’ meeting, purportedly called at the instance of the former Governor, Jibirlla Bindow, with a former Speaker of the state Assembly, Kabiru Minjiyawa, who was in attendance also saying, “Osibanjo is our own.”
Members of the disciplinary committee are Saidu Maitalata (Naira) as chairman; Barrister Shagnah Pwamaddi (secretary); Abdullahi Wali (member) and Mohammed Raji Suleiman (member).
Other members are: Obed Shadrach, Babangida Majekano Talase, and Jonah Haruna.