women group in Borno state known as Forum of retired female civil servants led by Dr. Aishatu Gulde have put Nigeria’s first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan on blast for always abusing Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC; BSF reports.
Speaking at a press conference organized on behalf of women and mothers in Borno state on Wednesday, the group said, “We are here today because we have been pushed to the walls and anyone that is pushed to the walls has to react.
We can no longer fold our arms to watch them say all manner of things against our son, General Muhammadu Buhari.
What they are saying is a slap on our faces as women of northern extraction. They say we gave birth to children and throw them on the streets to become Boko Haram.
”The First Lady has never come to Borno state but we have seen her supporting even other countries; never has she come to see for herself what the Borno people are actually passing through. She only sits in Abuja and passes judgement on what she knows nothing about. Our governor is trying. He has not rested. His wife has not rested but the President and his wife are not giving them breathing space.
Enough is enough as we cannot continue to watch them treat our people as second class citizens. ”The president has his enemies within and they are people like Fayose, Fani Kayode and Edwin Clark. They are abusing our governor to the extent that, Fani Koyode is saying that the governor will go to jail over the Chibok girls’ issue.
We are calling on them to stop this hate speeches as we do not want division in the north between Christians and Muslim. ”Patience is saying that Buhari is an old man and recently they stoned the convoy of Buhari’s wife.
If Buhari is old, I believe that Patient Jonathan is not any younger than Buhari to say the fact because as a woman we know how women hide their age behind make ups to look younger, therefore, we are saying enough is enough”. #Buhari #borno