Mamman Daura speaks on ‘imposing’ decisions on Buhari


Malam Mamman Daura has revealed that he had never imposed his decision on President Muhammadu Buhari since he became the Nigerian leader.

Duara, who is one of the closest relatives of the President, made this known in a brief interview with the BBC Hausa service monitored in Kaduna on Tuesday.

He noted that the President is his uncle and they have a cordial relationship despite the news about the alleged pwer tussle with the First Lady, Aisha Buhari.

Daura explained that he has been meeting with President Buhari and advising him on national isssues but he never been impose decisions on the President or dictate to him.

He said: “Yes, I do visit him to greet him. I do give him advice, but if he asked…I advise him.

“But I don’t go there on my own and insist I must do this or that.No.You don’t do that to the government.”

Reacting to the clamor for the Presidency to shift to the South East, he said its high time the country unite and go for the most competent.

“This turn by turn, it was done once, it was done twice, it was done trice…

“It is better for this country to be one…it should be for the most competent and not for someone who comes from somewhere,” he said.

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  1. Yes indeed not for someone and who came from somewhere . Nigerians should face the challenge of picking right person and competent enough to manage the nation rather than this rotational system which doesn’t yeld results . We should United and keeps both tribes and religions asides because in Nigeria nowadays we have wolves in goats skin hoving around as honest and trustworthy persons .

  2. No more rotation of power, it is time to be one United Nigeria, no tribalism no religious varia.

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