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Buhari Unaware IGP Absconded From Benue Because He is “Not Omniscient” – Adesina

Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari did not know about the absence of the Inspector General of Police in Benue because he is “not omniscient”.

Adesina made this known while appearing on a RayPower FM public affairs programme, Political Platform, Tuesday morning.

President Buhari has come under attacks particularly from Nigerians on social media after he told the people in Benue that he was unaware that IGP Idris flouted his order to remain in Benue until peace was restored.

Speaking Tuesday morning, Adesina said the president has other channels of information but does not receive all information.

“It just tells you that the president is not omniscient,” Adesina said.

“As president and commander-in-chief, he has other channels, but it doesn’t mean that he gets every information under the sun.”

When told that when it concerns security, the president is expected to be adequately kept abreast of development and must be in the know, Adesina said such expectation was incorrect.

“It is not correct, even in the best countries in the world, the super powers, there still would be security breaches and failures. It is not correct…”

Commenting on why there had been killings in places like Plateau State even when the president visited, Adesina said the lessons from such occurrence is that security is a collective responsibility.

“The message it (the killings) sent is that security is a collective responsibility; it is no the responsibility of the president alone. What Nigerians expect is that everything will flow from the to which is not correct. It rather should even flow from the bottom up.

“What Nigerians expect is that the president would be like a knight in shining armour who comes to settle all security issues even in wards and villages and hamlets. No, it doesn’t work that way,” he said.




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