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Nigerians have chided President Muhammadu Buhari over his reaction on the story making waves in the social media that he was cloned, arguing how Buhari could react in far away Poland.

Nigerians have chided President Muhammadu Buhari over his reaction on the story making waves in the social media that he was cloned, arguing how Buhari could react in far away Poland.

Group under the umbrella of True Nigerian Democrats made their position known in Ohafia, Abia state after the recent of APC reconciliatory committee visit to the state, pointing out that it was illogical for the president to make such statement outside his territory thereby making the matter a subject of global discussion to the detriment of the integrity of the nation.
Spokesman of the group, Fred Aliu said that Mr. President is causing more damage to the country, bringing the respect of the Nigerians to public ridicule. It was gathered that Buhari had said “It's real me, I assure you. I will soon celebrate my 76th birthday and I will still go strong.” Those were the words of President Muhammadu Buhari, Sunday in Krakow, Poland, at an interactive session with the Nigerian Community in the country. Responding to a question from a Nigerian in the Diaspora who wanted to know if he was real or the much talked about 'Jubril from Sudan' – his supposed double – President Buhari described the authors of the confusion about him as 'ignorant and irreligious.' ''A lot of people hoped that I died during my ill health. Some even reached out to the Vice President to consider them to be his deputy because they assumed I was dead,” he revealed.
“That embarrassed him a lot and of course, he visited me when I was in London convalescing. It's real me; I assure you,” he declared. The Nigerian leader said he was looking forward to celebrating his 76thbirthday on December 17 and jocularly added: “If I am getting harassed by anyone, it is my grandchildren, who are getting too many.” The President used the occasion to reiterate that his government will continue to maintain focus and deliver on the three focal points of his campaign in 2015: security, economy and the fight against corruption.  “Those in the North East will tell you that in spite of the recent setbacks, there is a difference between the time we came and before.
“We are not doing badly on security, economy and agriculture. We have virtually stopped the importation of food especially rice and we are saving a lot of money. “We now have food security and that has come with fiscal security because a lot of young educated people have not regretted going back to the farms and earning a respectable living. “I am afraid, this is not receiving good publicity but a lot of people in the rural areas are enjoying the benefits of our interventions in agriculture,” he said.  President Buhari, who is in Poland to attend the UN Climate Change Conference, COP24 reaffirmed that no territory of Nigeria is under the control of Boko Haram terrorists, calling on Nigerians to remain vigilant and supportive of Federal Government's efforts to ensure the security of lives and property in the country. While acknowledging that it has not been easy financing the security sector in the country, the President said the Nigerian Armed Forces were equal to the task.
The President noted that it was regrettable that herdsmen and farmers clashes in the country have been politicised, assuring that the Nigerian government will continue to prioritise security because that is what many investors consider first before investing in the country. On the fight against corruption, he said all recovered stolen assets will be sold and the proceeds returned to the treasury for the benefit of Nigerians.
On women representation in his government, the President told the meeting: “I have plans for all Nigerians. I am not a male chauvinist. If I'm a chauvinist will I give the Finance Ministry to women?”
In his remarks, the Ambassador of Nigeria to Poland, Mr Eric Adagogo Bell-Gam praised Nigerians living in the country for being worthy ambassadors of the country.

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