Reno Omokri, a former presidential aide, has slammed the
Presidency for saying President Muhammadu Buhari is
currently in London due to ‘technical stopover’.
DAILY POST reports that President Buhari is currently in
London, United Kingdom after leaving the United States.
Shehu Garba, the Senior Special Assistant to the President
on Media and Publicity attributed Buhari’s presence in the
British capital to what it called “technical stopover.”
He had said: “They (President Buhari and his close
attendants) had a technical stopover in London. I am sure if
you keep your ears to the ground, you will hear of his arrival
The presidential spokesman, however, did not give details of
the ‘technical stopover’ but insisted it’s not something to
Reacting through his Twitter handle on Thursday, Omokri
said the Presidency should stop embarrassing itself.
He said since he was born, he has never heard of ‘technical
stop over’, adding that if Buhari wants to see his UK doctors
they should just say so.
He wrote, “Since I was born, I‘ve never heard of ‘technical
stop over’. Who is receiving technical support in London? Is
it the Presidential jet or the President? The Presidency
should stop embarrassing itself.
“If Buhari wants to see his UK doctors, say so, instead of
this ‘technical Lie’!”