President Goodluck Jonathan is being deceived by some of his aides and hence the crises the Presidency is being led into, the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) said at the weekend.
Consequently, the group asked the president to immediately drop all those misleading his government. CNPP leader, Willy Ezugwu, made the disclosure in Abuja yesterday.
Ezugwu said it was unfortunate that the activities of one of the president’s aides tended to depict Jonathan as an introvert and selfish person, saying reports emanating from the Presidency as to how the office is being run suggested that 80% of the truth and facts of issues in the country were being deliberately distorted before it got to the president, more so that deals cutting had become the order of the day.
“Shady deals like undue-meddlesomeness in the privatization of NITEL and NEPA have been linked with a presidential aide along – side wealthy individuals in the country. These practices against the Nigerian nation have only but succeeded in putting the Presidency in bad light”, the CNPP leader said.
He further mentioned two other aides that should be relieved of their jobs with immediate effect as their levels of sycophancy had pitched Nigerians against the president.
He said though Nigerians now know the stock one of the aides was made off having dissected his days of students’ unionism and the sharp contrast of views he now projects, Ezugwu said the aide’s continued stay in government was a direct affront on the sensibilities of Nigerians as he continues to put Jonathan in bad image before the Nigerian people.