The presidency has stated that it won’t succumb to threats hinged on restructuring of the country.
Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu in the tweets he shared on Friday December 11 stressed that some comments linked to restructuring are ” unpatriotic outbursts which are unhelpful and unwarranted.”
He added that the presidency 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.
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 a 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.