Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to disclose the true state of his well being to Nigerians.
Soyinka additionally mentioned that Buhari is obligated to make the data public as a result of he’s public property.
The Nobel Laureate made the feedback on Friday, April 28, whereas chatting with journalists in Lagos.
“Why is the president hiding his state of well being? He’s supposed to know he’s public property, me I’m nonetheless non-public property, that’s why I’m not in Aso Rock,” Soyinka mentioned in line with Premium Instances.
“As soon as you’re in Aso Rock, otherwise you occupy the same place, you’ve gotten a accountability to come back out frankly to your residents.
“Guarding your state of well being like Donald Trump is guarding his tax returns will not be what we count on from a Nigerian president.
“Let him tackle the nation and cease all these speculations which create pointless political manipulations amongst different issues,” he added.
Buhari’s repeated absence from public features has precipitated considerations about his well being.
The president has did not attend two Federal Government Council (FEC) conferences and was additionally absent on the Aso Rock Juma’at service on Friday.
The Presidency has nevertheless dismissed considerations concerning the president’s well being saying that his medical doctors had merely warned him to decelerate however there was no trigger for alarm.