Senatorial candidate, Prince Yemi Emiko, who narrowly missed becoming the Olu of Warri, a revered stool currently occupied by his brother, speaks to journalists on the bickering in the APC and President Muhammadu Buhari’s health.
On the fear that President Muhammadu Buhari may not be able to perform his duties because of ill health. Prince Emiko said,”You have already seen that he is not functioning like he used to. He has not been able to attend some Federal Executive Council meeting for the third time running””The man is obviously having health challenges. And anybody with such health issues can hardly function optimally. You won’t be able to run the government the way you used to do. Buhari is not a young man. So it has to be his health first. Frankly, I believe that those urging him to run for 2019 are his enemies.”
“They are not his friends because if you see a man struggling to complete his first term due to health challenges, and you are pushing him to run for a second tenure, then you want to kill him. Therefore I don’t think they are his friends and I don’t subscribe to that. Buhari is not a child; he knows his health challenges better.”
He contended that those pushing President Buhari for re-election in 2019 are merely doing so for their selfish gains. “Therefore, my advice to him is that he should look into himself, consider his health challenge and take care of that first. He should speak with God and sincerely and specially so in the best interest of Nigerians”
“Because come to think of it, are we going to have a President who can’t even attend meetings in Aso Rock in Abuja for another term. He should come up and say, ‘yes, guys I have had it, ‘and adopt the Nelson Mandela option of one term. And allow other guys who are more energetic take up the mantle.