Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, (HURIWA), on Wednesday, rubbished the 91-Page Document published by the Presidency as the eight-year achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari whose two-term tenure ends on May 29, 2023.

HURIWA, in a statement by its National Coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko, claimed that the the document was a stale propaganda by the administration of Buhari under whose watch the country has been run aground in all facets of developmental areas.

The group said the “Buhari government is shameless having allowed terrorists, bandits, Fulani herdsmen to run amok and kill at will, killing and maiming over 55,000 Nigerians from May 2015 to May 2022 with thousands killed in the last one year.”

In the document titled, ‘Buhari’s Footprints on the Sands of Time’, the Presidency had said the President made impact on nearly all sectors of the national landscape including security, economy, anti-corruption, infrastructure; rail, roads, air and sea ports, power, housing, water resources, the Oil and Gas sector, legislative matters, foreign affairs, sports, youth development, and many others.

However, HURIWA’s Onwubiko said, “The so-called achievement document is a last kick of a dying horse, a last ditch effort by an ethically challenged and grossly incompetent government to whitewash what it calls achievements in eight years. This propaganda won’t sale.

“In eight years, trillions of dollars generated from crude oil, customs duties, confiscation of properties from looters and recoveries from the Abacha and Ibori loots were re-stolen.

“In eight years, over 55,000 Nigerians have been killed by terrorists, Fulani herders and bandits with millions displaced in Benue, amongst other states.

“In eight years, dollars moved from N150 to over N750 with inflation at an all-time high.

“In eight years, Nigeria’s Corruption Perception Index by Transparency International has worsened with the country scoring 24 out of 100 points while ranking 150 among 180 countries in the 2022 list.”




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