Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has challenged President Goodluck Jonathan to name agents of Boko Haram in his government and possibly prosecute them.
This was even as General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) had condemned the
Jonathan administration for failing to secure lives and property in the
country. National Publicity Secretary of the CPC, Engr. Rotimi Fashakin,
in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja accused Okupe of
deploying bullish tactics to shut up critics as well as opposition in
the country in his response to the former Head of State’s comments.
“Does it not speak eloquently on the mind-set of the President that
he encourages his aides to lambast a former Nigerian leader and
respected statesman for volunteering his concern on the general
insecurity in the Nation state?
“Is it not a matter of grave concern that when a respected monarch,
with all the retinue of security staff, could be so gruesomely attacked
on the street, what hope is there for the ordinary Nigerian in this
“Is it not ludicrous that, for more than one year since this
President declared the infiltration of his government by Boko Haram,
nobody (within his government) has been handed over for judicial
“Is it not true that, rather than making the polity safe for the
Citizens (based on the oath of allegiance sworn to on 29th May, 2011),
this President has lately renewed his assault on our collective psyche
with all the shenanigans of devious politicking, ahead of 2015
elections?,” the party queried.