Resume or resign protest : Adesina replies Charlie Boy, others


The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, has said that the demands by some civil society groups lead by Charles Oputa, AKA Charlie Boy that President Muhammadu Buhari should resume office or resign was not known to the Nigerian laws.

Femi Adesina

Adesina speaking on ChannelsTv’s Sunday Politics on Sunday said the president would only return after doctors’ certification.

He said: “Well, the president would always do what is legal and constitutional. What they are asking for is not known to our laws.

“The president will stand by our laws at all times. He will uphold the laws, he will protect them.”

Charly Boy and his group during the Monday protest will be demand that President Muhammadu Buhari resume office or resign.

According to a statement by the coalition of civil society groups issued on Saturday, the protest would take place in Abuja and London

The groups promised to continue their protest – a sit-in – at the Unity Fountain in Abuja until the president either returns or resigns.

The said the “Today is the 90th day since President Muhammadu Buhari left the country on a medical tourism in London,” .

“We are writing to inform the general public, local and international media, civil society groups that Mr Charles Oputa, AKA Charlie Boy and other prominent Nigerians will be leading the Monday daily sit-out at the Unity Fountain by 10am.

“The flag-off of the daily sit-out will commence with a procession from the Unity Fountain to Aso Rock by 9am prompt.

“The London leg of the protest which is scheduled to hold at the Abuja House, London by 11am (UK time) will be led by Comrade Chidi Cali, Barrister Bob and several others.

“Other prominent Nigerians that have indicated interest in gracing the daily sit-out in demanding for President Muhammadu Buhari’s return or resignation from office are Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke and many others.”



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