Protesters boo Buhari in Maiduguri


Protesters on Wednesday booed President Muhammadu Buhari when he travelled to Maiduguri to “sympathise” over recent Boko Haram attacks.

A video circulated on social media showed hundreds of protesters on the road while the president’s convoy drove past.

“Buhari, we don’t like you. We don’t want you anymore,” the protesters chanted in Hausa.

Borno State, including Maiduguri, is a stronghold of Mr Buhari’s APC which overwhelmingly won the elections in the state in 2015 and 2019.

The worsening security situation in the state appears, however, to be turning the residents against the president who enjoyed tremendous support there.

Mr Buhari travelled to the state directly from Addis Ababa where he went for an African Union programme.

“He is paying a sympathy visit to the…



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