#ResumeOrResign: We’re Delighted by PMB’s Return, He Should Get to Work Immediately

Charles Oputa
The group that piled up pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to return to Nigeria after spending over 100 days on medical vacation in the UK, #ResumeOrResign Movement, on Saturday said it was delighted by the President’s return to Abuja.

In a joint statement, by Charles Oputa (Leader, #ResumeOrResign) for: Our Mumu Don Do Movement; Deji Adeyanju (Co-Convener – #ResumeOrResign) for: Concerned Nigerians; Ariyo Dare Atoye (Co-Convener – #ResumeOrResign) for: Coalition in Defence Of Nigerian Democracy; Jude Ndukwe (Co-Convener – #ResumeOrResign)  for: Movement for the Advancement of National Transformation; and Bako Abdul Usman (Co-Convener – #ResumeOrResign) for: Campaign For Democracy, the group said: “We are excited by President Muhammadu Buhari’s return to Nigeria today having completed his medical treatment in the United Kingdom.”

It added that “His return comes at a time when Nigeria is in dire need of leadership to overcome the various economic socio-political challenges that threaten our collective hope and aspirations to peaceful coexistence, growth & development.

“We would like to use this medium to thank all Nigerians who participated in our #ResumeOrResign sit outs at home and abroad in any way.

“As he returns, we urge President Buhari to immediately get to work. We urge him to fulfill his campaign promises to the Nigerian people which include creating jobs, defeating the menace of corruption, revamping the economy, overcoming the many security challenges that threaten our national security, putting an end to the pervasive religious and ethnic, and reuniting the country.

“We expect Mr. President to urgently address all the various threats coming from different groups, including the issue of quit notice, food poisoning, Biafra agitation and hate speeches flying around.

“We also reiterate our oft-stated demand for full disclosure relating to the nature of illness President Buhari suffered from, the nature of treatment he underwent and the cost of that treatment.
Below is full text of the statement…

#ResumeOrResign: We are Delighted by the Return of President Buhari

We are excited by President Muhammadu Buhari’s return to Nigeria today having completed his medical treatment in the United Kingdom. 
2. His return comes at a time when Nigeria is in dire need of leadership to overcome the various economic socio-political challenges that threaten our collective hope and aspirations to peaceful coexistence, growth & development.

3. We would like to use this medium to thank all Nigerians who participated in our #ResumeOrResign sit outs at home & abroad in any way.

4. As he returns, we urge President Buhari to immediately get to work. We urge him to fulfill his campaign promises to the Nigerian people which include creating jobs, defeating the menace of corruption, revamping the economy, overcoming the many security challenges that threaten our national security, putting an end to the pervasive religious and ethnic & reuniting the country. 

We expect Mr. President to urgently address all the various threats coming from different groups, including the issue of quit notice, food poising, Biafra agitation and hate speeches flying around. 

5. We also reiterate our oft stated demand for full disclosure relating to the nature of illness President Buhari suffered from, the nature of treatment he underwent and the cost of that treatment. 

God bless Nigeria.

SIGNED:

Charles Oputa (Leader, #ResumeOrResign)

FOR: Our Mumu Don Do Movement

Deji Adeyanju (Co-Convener – #ResumeOrResign) 

FOR: Concerned Nigerians 
Ariyo Dare Atoye (Co-Convener – #ResumeOrResign) 

For: Coalition in Defence Of Nigerian Democracy

Jude Ndukwe (Co-Convener – #ResumeOrResign) 

For: Movement For The Advancement Of National Transformation
Bako Abdul Usman (Co-Convener – #ResumeOrResign) 

For: Campaign For Democracy
Photo:

President Muhammadu Buhari at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja…on Saturday

-Presidential Villa

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