Atiku Reacts To Amaechi’s Leaked Tapes ‘Insulting Buhari’

Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku
Abubakar has reacted to the leaked tapes quoting the Minister of
Transport and DG of the Muhammadu Buhari 2019 Presidential Campaign,
Rotimi Amaechi as insulting President Buhari.

PoliticsNGR earlier
reported on Sunday that the two controversial audio tapes released by
Reno Omokri, quoted Amaechi as criticising the President. Amaechi
reportedly said;

This country can never change, I swear. The only
way this country can change is if everybody is killed. This country is
going nowhere, I swear.

“Even if you divide the country into 10,
it will still not change. I’m not joking o. When Magnus (Abe) was my
SSG, I told him that this country is hopeless and helpless.

“He
said ‘Oga, stop it now. Coming from a governor, don’t be saying that.
But two months in Abuja, Magnus said this country is hopeless and
helpless. I said ‘why?’ He said, you are right, the only thing they do
in Abuja is share money, they don’t work.”

The second tape said,
“The president does not listen to anybody. He doesn’t care. You can
write what you want to write. The president doesn’t care. Does he read?
He will read, he will laugh. He will say ‘come, come and see, they are
abusing me here’.

“In fact, there was one case of somebody in
Onitsha, a trader in Onitsha who couldn’t sell his goats during Sallah.
And I was with Oga on the plane and the man was busy abusing Buhari. He
said, ‘Amaechi, come, what is my business with Onitsha goat seller?’”

In a statement on twitter on Sunday evening, Atiku wrote;

“To
that Onitsha goat seller who could not sell his goods due to the
prevailing bad economy, I say to you that I care. You and all Nigerians
are my business. You are my priority. Join me and
#LetsGetNigeriaWorkingAgain and I assure you that next Sallah will be
better.”