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ALLEGED CABAL IN THE PRESIDENCY: PRESIDENCY REPLIES SARAKI

The Presidency has reacted to Senator Bukola Saraki, President of Senate statement that an All Progressives Congress(APC) cabal has usurped executive power of President Muhammadu , saying that there is no iota of the truth in the statement which he said it said is a mere conjecture.
Saraki on had Monday issued a statement where he alleged that there is now a government within the government of President Buhari, which has seized the apparatus of executive powers to pursue their nefarious agenda.
Reacting in a statement on Monday ,Femi Adesina , Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, said if Saraki had proceeded to identify those who constitute the “government within the government,” it would have taken the issue beyond the realm of fiction and mere conjecture.
But as it stands, according to him, the allegation is not even worth the paper on which it was written, as anybody can wake from a troubled sleep, and say anything. The Attorney General of the Federation is the Chief Law Officer of the state.
The statement reads: “President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, claims there is “now a government within the government of President Buhari”, which has allegedly seized the apparatus of Executive powers to pursue a nefarious agenda. This claim by Senator Saraki would have been more worth the while, if it had been backed with more information.
“If he had proceeded to identify those who constitute the “government within the government,” it would have taken the issue beyond the realm of fiction and mere conjecture.
“But as it stands, the allegation is not even worth the paper on which it was written, as anybody can wake from a troubled sleep, and say anything. The Attorney-General of the Federation is the Chief Law Officer of the state.
“It is within his constitutional powers to determine who has infringed upon the law, and who has not.
“Pretending to carry an imaginary cross is mere obfuscation, if, indeed, a criminal act has been committed. But we leave the courts to judge. To claim that President Buhari is anybody’s stooge is not only ridiculous, but also preposterous. It is not in the character of our President.

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