Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari over his late reaction to the recent killing of 44 soldiers by Boko Haram in Metele,Borno state.
DAILY POST reports that the Senate on Thursday took notice of the killing of the soldiers and suspended plenary in honour of the slain officers.
However, the president has since remained silent over the killings for some days which stirred reactions.
Buhari finally on Saturday responded to the news, expressing deep shock over the killing of the military personnel.
He assured that immediate measures were being taken to ensure that the loopholes, which led to the fatalities, were blocked once and for all.
But reacting to Buhari’s statement, Fayose in a post on his Twitter page queried the late response of the president after days of killings.
He, therefore, urged Nigerians to reject Buhari’s re-election bid in 2019.
According to him, “Nigeria and its people must reject a Commander-in-chief who will wait for four days to express shock over the brutal killing of over 100 of his soldiers.His time is up!
“If it were to be issues concerning his reelection bid, he will be aware immediately and deploy necessary agencies of govt, but on the killing of over 100 of our soldiers by Boko Haram, our President was not aware until about 7pm today and they said he was shocked! His time is up!”