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Femi Adesina hits back at Buhari’s critics

Femi Adesina said those who attack President Buhari and his administration are ignorant of his nature, adding that his boss is not bothered by their attacks.

The Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity stated this in the Friday edition of ‘Fridays With Femi’ titled, “Hounding the president, will they ever learn?”

Femi Adesina lamented the opinion of some Nigerians regarding Buhari’s health status, adding that the president’s life is in the hands of God.

He said, “Some Nigerians have made it a pastime to pester and attempt to browbeat the President. I laugh. They don’t know the person they are dealing with. A cool customer. Never flustered, harried or disconcerted.

“He simply focuses on what he is doing, ignoring the noise of the market. Kick like a dying horse, shout yourselves hoarse, curse, murmur like a ghost, hiss like a snake, President Buhari keeps his eyes on the ball.”

Mr Femi Adesina urged Nigerians to learn from the president’s approach to issues, stressing that it is important to concentrate on what matters most.

“Each time they come, they get beaten. Why don’t they learn their lessons, and admit that the life and times of this President, like that of every man, is in the hands of God? Why do the heathens rage, and the people imagine vain things?” he added.

According to the President’s spokesman, those who think they make life difficult for President Buhari when they hound him, should understand that “no leaf falls from the tree without the permission of God”.

The presidency recently issued a statement in support of embattled minister, Dr Isa Pantami.

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