Wednesday, June 12th 2024

Nothing In Katsina Shows Its Son, Buhari Was President For 8 Years – Usman Yusuf


Nothing In Katsina Shows Its Son, Buhari Was President For 8 Years – Usman Yusuf
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A former executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme and member of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Prof Usman Yusuf, has accused former President Muhammadu Buhari of neglecting his home state, Katsina, throughout his eight-year tenure.

Yusuf, who spoke while featuring on a Channels Television programme on Sunday, noted that Buhari’s administration executed legacy projects in different parts of the country but failed to do any meaningful projects in the North West zone of the country.

He said even though the northern region had a “good representation” in Buhari’s government, there was nothing to show for it.

Yusuf said, “The chief of staff was the one who pushed for the creation of the NEDC. Now, there is a Vice President, National Security Adviser and others from the north. What are they doing to address this issue? But we complain in the North West that we had a president that we never got anything from.

Go to Katsina today where I come from, there is nothing to show we had a president for eight years. In the North West, let him tell us what he has done."

Yusuf, who was sacked in 2019, as Executive Secretary NHIS, seven months after he was recommended for dismissal, insisted that Buhari did not do much to develop in his home state, Katsina and North generally.

He couldn’t even complete the Abuja-Kano highway for eight years. How much neglectful can that be?

Yusuf, who also blamed the governors of the northern region for the poor level of development there, asked, “What are the governors also doing? Ju

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