The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, has noted that the Presidency is currently dealing with insecurity and the coronavirus pandemic, which has ravaged the country.
Grab noted that the President will not succumb to any threats and take decisions under pressure.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, disclosed a series of tweets on Friday.
The presidential aid also said the nation’s attention is much needed to deal with insecurity amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
While addressing those saying the nation will break up, the Presidential Spokesman assured that President Buhari would not take decisions against Nigerians’ interest.
In his tweets: “The Presidency responds to the recurring threats to the corporate existence of the country with factions giving specific timelines for the President to do one thing or another or else, in their language, “the nation will break up.”
“This is to warn that such unpatriotic outbursts are both unhelpful and unwarranted as this government will not succumb to threats and take any decision out of pressure at a time when the nation’s full attention is needed to deal with the security challenges facing it at a time of the Covid-19 health crisis.
“Repeat: this administration will not take any decision against the interests of 200 million Nigerians, who are the President’s first responsibility under the constitution, out of fear or threats, especially in this hour of the health crisis.
“The President as an elected leader under this constitution will continue to work with patriotic Nigerians, through and in line with the Parliamentary processes to finding solutions to structural and other impediments to the growth and wellbeing of the nation and its people.”
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