I feel sad my family is being hounded by Buhari, Jonathan opens up

Muhammadu Buhari and Goodluck Jonathan

Muhammadu Buhari and Goodluck Jonathan


Former President Goodluck Jonathan said he is sad about the way his family is being hounded by President Muhammadu Buhari government.

Jonathan’s feeling is published in a book: “Against The Run of Play,” written by Olusegun Adeniyi, Chairman of ThisDay Editorial Board.
“I feel sad about the way my family is being hounded”, he said.

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“Society is like a building. You build it one block at a time. If every president decides to go in to dismantle what his predecessor did, society will never make progress. I expected President Buhari to correct whatever mistakes I may have made and then carry on from there.

“But a situation in which people go into exile for political reasons is not good for us.

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“His style of fighting corruption is different from mine and since most Nigerians apparently prefer his style, it is okay. There are steps you take that will help in retrieving ill-gotten wealth and punish offenders while restoring confidence in the system. But there are also things you can do to damage the system.”


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