‘He doesn’t even know when he was elected’ — critics lash Buhari for saying he got into office in 2005
Critics of President Muhammadu Buhari have been all over social media commenting on the president’s comment that he assumed office in 2005.
Buhari said this at the presidential rally of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti on Tuesday.
“I am very pleased the vice-president is here and the chairman of the National Economic Commission [sic] has told you in detail what we are doing, especially that affects your state. I assure you what the minister of transportation said — Amaechi — because he’s in charge, he told you what we’re doing about the railways from Lagos to Kano through the states along the line; that we’re very conscious of the promises we made when came in 2005,” Buhari had said.
Buhari has been seen making some embarrassing mistakes in the ongoing campaign. He had referred to Great Ogboru, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Delta state, as “presidential candidate,” and subsequently “governortorial candidate,” an error his critics attributed to memory loss.
Below are Twitter reactions to Buhari’s comment:
Peter Ayodele Fayose
A man could not even remember when he assumed office. He said in Ekiti today that he assumed office in 2005. Yet, they still want him to continue as President. Must they ruin Nigeria just to promote their personal interests?
Why can't they just allow this man to go home and rest?
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Buhari came to power in 2005?
I do not mean to ridicule Mr. President, but I am deeply troubled about what will become of this country if Buhari returns.
Buhari is vulnerable.
Why are his supporters not bothered about the consistent gaffes and seeming amnesia of the President?
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Buhari said 2005 instead of 2015. Baaam! We should give our votes to Atiku.
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“We are very conscious of the promise we made when we are coming in in 2005”- @MBuhari
He DOES NOT know when he became President. He DOES NOT know he is the Presidential (or governotorial) candidate. He can’t read his note.
RETWEET if you agree PMB belongs in a RETIREMENT HOME
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Buhari has done it again!Today as he addressed the crowd at his Ekiti rally he told them that he was elected into office "in 2005". The senility and diseased mind that plagues this creature is getting worse by the day. Is this what some say should lead Nigeria for another 4 yrs?
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All you #Buharists!@MBuhari has done it again ooh!
Ekiti State...he came to office in 2005!
Can any of you beat that?
Buhari's mental decline is TOTAL!
Why would any rational human being vote an incompetent, mentally incapacitated vegetable as President mbok?
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Buhari is confirmed Demented!
How can he say he was voted in 2005 if he is normal?!#NigeriaDeservesBetter#NeverAgain
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Mitong Timothy Dapal@DMitong
Since Buhari declared himself President since 2005, my Leader @AbdulMahmud01 can we now blame him for 10 years of the alleged 16 years of waste...
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Waited for that Buhari error at the APC campaign in Ekiti.
"I assure you that we are very conscious of what we promised you when we were coming in in 2005."
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Your president, Buhari cant even remember the year he came into power... he said in 2005
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Buhari goofs as usual this time in Ekiti
"I assure you that we are very conscious of what we promised you when we were coming in in 2005." -PMB
This man needs to go and rest and take care of his health. Nigeria can't afford another 4years of this disaster
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Uchenna Paul A.@uchennapaul
Buhari said he came into power in 2005 at Ekiti rally. This is a slip of tongue too many. No doubt cabal is in charge.
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IMAGINE #buhari SAYING HIS ADMINISTRATION STARTED IN 2005
...OUR PAROSIDENT #buhari DOESN'T EVEN KNOW ASUU IS ON STRIKE, WHAT A MESS
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Buhari is getting older and he should go home and take care of His health.
Buhari At his best was unintelligent and incompetent.
Now that he's senile, the situation is getting worst.
He told Ekiti people he assumed office in 2005........... Too bad for Nigeria president.
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The Mouth That Eats Salt & Pepper @Manlike_ED
When Buhari said: "I came into office in 2005"
Lie Mohammed, Festus Keyamo & other Buhari minions: "How we wan take defend this one o"
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Are we sure it's not the Sudanese man that's acting as buhari.. A siting president that doesn't remember the year he assumed office Imagine buhari saying he assumed office in 2005 during the presidential campaign in Ekiti
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Buhari : I came into office in 2005, during Ekiti rally today.
Hehehe, dis man don go far walahi. E pass as we dey see am o.
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Buhari came into power in 2005 (According his speech in Ekiti), and he is just seeking re-election in 2019...what your hero and look at your brain power again
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Buhari just told them in Ekiti that he came to power in 2005. Damn! That's 14 years ago. And I have been searching Google to confirm this "fact".
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These Buharistans are very funny.
After I posted his statement yesterday, one actually argued that Buhari never said 2005 but 2015 cos "he was there."
Now video evidence don show.
They are now going from "anybody can make mistake" to people will vote him regardless.
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Lere Olayinka - Aresa 1
President of Nigeria
2005 - 2019
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It is only the enemy of Nigeria will vote for president buhari in the forthcoming election in nigeria...2005 instead of 2015;it wasn't a mistake,something is wrong.
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