Oby Ezekwesili Ex-Minister criticizes Jonathan for Maiduguri visit

Jonathan paid a surprise to the troubled state yesterday, January 15, and assured troops that an end would soon come to the insecurity in the country.

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Former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili has criticized President Goodluck Jonathan’s visit to Maiduguri, Borno State.

Jonathan paid a surprise to the troubled state yesterday, January 15, and assured troops that an end would soon come to the insecurity in the country.

However, Dr Ezekwesili has described the president’s visit as the hallmark of deceit. She said via Twitter:

“If no one told Mr. President yet, I will. Going to Maiduguri "supposedly" to boost morale of our soldiers yesterday was hallmark of DECEIT.”

“Those who clap&say "at least our President finally visited Maiduguri since March2013" are like the unloved 4 whom a fleeting spark thrills.”

“Mr. President, you keep listening to sycophants who tell you that a journey like yesterday's was GREAT. No. It was not. It was inhumane.”

“Mr. President, why is it that it is ONLY when the WORLD FOCUSES that you demonstrate a flash of Leadership on TRAGEDIES of your CITIZENS?”

“Mr. President, today is DAY277 ChibokGirls' abduction. Their parents CRY your July 22 PROMISES. When was the LAST TIME they heard from you?”

“Mr. President, toying with the tragedies of your CITIZENS on the basis of POLITICAL EXPEDIENCY is the worst thing a LEADER can do. #CHANGE.”

“Mr. President, I am one who GENUINELY PRAYS for you. But it is clear that GOD will NOT DO what MAN MUST DO after He answers OUR prayers.”

“Mr. President, I hope the courtiers who genuflect sycophantic praise to you would DARE give you the CNN report on the state of OUR SOLDIERS?”

“Mr. President, I BELIEVE in POWER OF REDEMPTION. It is NEVER LATE to do the RIGHT THING..to turn away from the wrong path. God help you, Sir”

“I absolutely believe in the role that Citizens' Feedback plays in advancing Good Governance. Let each Citizen set their OWN STANDARD.”

“As a Citizen who has been deeply advocating on the TRAGEDIES of fellow Citizens in the North East, I have given my FEED BACK to our Leader.”

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