- Yusuf Lasun says Jibrin has no right to ask President Muhammadu Buhari to resign
- The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives says that the suspended lawmaker (Jibrin) has no moral right to speak on such an issue
- Lasun says Buhari’s health condition had not in any way affected the running of the government
Lasun Yusuf, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, has observed that suspended member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin lacks the competence to demand President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation.
Yusuf made the remark while speaking in Osogbo, the Osun State capital during an empowerment programme he organised for some of his constituents.
NAIJ.com had earlier the former Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Appropriation, had last week asked Buhari to resign due to his health issues.
But, the Deputy Speaker of the lower legislative chambers said Buhari’s health condition had not in any way affected the running of the government.
He stressed that the Vice President, Yemi Osunbajo was very effective when the President was on medical vacation, adding that other arms of government performed very well while Buhari was away.
Vanguard reports that Yusuf, who is representing Orolu/ Irepodun/Osogbo/Olounda Federal Constituency at the lower legislative chamber, said: "Leaders, all over are suffering from one ailment or the other. Why will Buhari resign? Is the National Assembly and the judiciary not working?
“Jibrin is just 40 years, he lacks the experience. If he has anything to suggest, he should write to the President but he is not competent to ask him to resign.”