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The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by lalasticlala(m): 5:38pm On Aug 11, 2015
It was somewhat of a baptism of fire for this security chief. But perhaps like most wars that he had fought before he was appointed to lead his corps, it was not open to the public. If he came out of it ruffled, it did not show either. Yes, truly, a close source said this war made the man sweat, even with all the epaulets of a star security chief. The nature of the war? It is political in nature. The date was June 9, 2015, and precisely it had something to do with the inauguration of the 8th National Assembly, and the deployment of security personnel to the precincts of the assembly, as a result of which legislators-elect were initially prevented from accessing the assembly complex.

The security chief had got a call from a political leader the previous night, claiming to be representing President Muhammadu Buhari, who he said had asked him to pass the instruction down to the man, because neither the President nor his staff could reach him. The instruction was for the National Assembly complex to be sealed off, preventing access to the place until later in the day when a meeting with the President at a different venue would have been concluded. Buhari was away to the G-7 meeting in Germany, and not being able to make independent confirmation immediately, but respecting the caller enough not to expect him to lie, the security boss did as directed.

But the chief, by his training suspected that something was fishy in the whole affair. Therefore not being comfortable about the development, he left his home in the wee hours of June 9; and made for the house of a retired security personnel, who incidentally was his former boss.

Our source said as soon as he unburdened his mind to his former boss, the latter scolded him on why he had to take orders by proxy. He therefore asked him to make haste to Aso Rock Villa, the seat of government, and meet with President Buhari, who returned to the country in the early hours of that day and tell him what transpired.

Though he had no prior appointment, the embattled security chief was allowed to have an exclusive meeting with the President after waiting for some time. He left that fateful meeting, literally panting, as he realised that he almost lost his job. This is because the President’s anger was probably tempered by the fact that it was the ‘offending’ security man who went to him to report the matter and that the man was newly appointed. However, he told the chief to ensure that he recalled his men from that siege immediately and never to repeat such a mistake.

You wonder what trouble it would have been for the service chief, had he not had some doubts and tried to seek clearance? Surely the development would have embarrassed the President and his government. But that would not have been the only tragedy. The electorate and the international community would hardly have believed that the instruction did not emanate from the presidency in the first instance. That sadly could have been the beginning of an erosion of confidence in the Buhari government. But beyond the implications, it is also an indication of the desperation of some party leaders to get a hold on the legislature, notwithstanding that the President had swore not to interfere in the conduct of that arm of government. It is a further indication of the silent abuse of power by friends and associates of those in the corridor of power who do things evoking the power of their principals or elected men or women. They therefore leave the elected individuals to carry the can. The service chief in question was lucky not to have been the fall guy in this case.



https://www.tell.ng/the-security-chief-buhari-almost-sacked/

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by INTROVERT(f): 5:38pm On Aug 11, 2015
The way the story is told is quite funny. Am sure the party chieftains slept soundly thinking their plan had worked. But lo and behold Saraki and dogara emerged. They huffed and puffed but alas it was too late.

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by Juliuxxxxx: 5:39pm On Aug 11, 2015
here
Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by Orezy5(m): 5:40pm On Aug 11, 2015
Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by tunex23: 5:40pm On Aug 11, 2015
I just read it, but I no understand anything undecided

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by tunex23: 5:40pm On Aug 11, 2015
Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by Smithkline555: 5:40pm On Aug 11, 2015
If this story is true... Am guessing the security chief is Solo Arase.

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by deadZONE: 5:41pm On Aug 11, 2015
undecided undecided undecided undecided is he not a ruthless
bigot.
Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by dejavski(m): 5:41pm On Aug 11, 2015
Who he help undecided

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by Nobody: 5:42pm On Aug 11, 2015
This thread is going to front page.........
Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by Imortal001(m): 5:42pm On Aug 11, 2015
Formating all corrupt person, if them no gree formate, sack them with their wack swags
Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by Dharniel(m): 5:46pm On Aug 11, 2015
ovadoze:
This thread is going to front page.........

enjoy the ride.
Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by Nobody: 5:47pm On Aug 11, 2015
The work of those PDP Tanoids.. they would go to any length to tarnish the image of PMB..and then they would pretend, come here and shout their father's name - "Daura President".

They've been put to shame once more.. tongue

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by dayo23: 5:48pm On Aug 11, 2015
Lalasticala way ban me for saying the truth, I just com back from Ban I no wan go back to early so I won't comment

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by MrCounselor: 5:55pm On Aug 11, 2015
As in almost? No be story then.
Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by Pierocash(m): 5:57pm On Aug 11, 2015
If it were to be Jonathan, d man wouldn't have bothered for clarification of d order.because everybody knows Jonathan is clueless.
SAI BUHARI!

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by bestridetravel: 5:59pm On Aug 11, 2015
INTROVERT:
The way the story is told is quite funny. Am sure the party chieftains slept soundly thinking their plan had worked. But lo and behold Saraki and dogara emerged. They huffed and puffed but alas it was too late.

True

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by baralatie(m): 5:59pm On Aug 11, 2015
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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by dridowu: 6:04pm On Aug 11, 2015
Pierocash:
If it were to be Jonathan, d man wouldn't have bothered for clarification of d order.because everybody knows Jonathan is clueless.
SAI BUHARI!
Meaning , you have to be sure of what you about to do or else , you are out.
No Time For Cluelessness

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by Marotzke(m): 6:07pm On Aug 11, 2015
Solomon Arase got a call from Tinubu to seal off the national assembly, ostensibly on the orders of Buhari. Suspecting that something was amiss , he ran to former IGP Ibrahim Coomasie a katsina indigene and Buharis confidant for advice. After meeting Buhari, he ran back to order out the police men who have alredy taken over the national assembly. . With the police out , Saraki and Dogara moved in for the kill, while Tinubu and his loyalists were watching TV in a conference hall. An obviously angry Buhari refused to meet Tinubu and his men at thier Tv watching arena. This is the gravamen of the story.

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by alertbest(m): 6:19pm On Aug 11, 2015
The poster above me gat some sense cos if its not Tinubu, why are the aggrieved senators not blaming Buhari for sending them to ICC?

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by IbokUtoroh(m): 6:26pm On Aug 11, 2015
INTROVERT:
The way the story is told is quite funny. Am sure the party chieftains slept soundly thinking their plan had worked. But lo and behold Saraki and dogara emerged. They huffed and puffed but alas it was too late.
i bet u dis wont make front page.
Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by foxe(m): 6:27pm On Aug 11, 2015
story for the gods
Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by NaijaTalkTown(m): 6:27pm On Aug 11, 2015
I know say na IGP Arase
Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by Nobody: 6:28pm On Aug 11, 2015
APC seeking ways to shore up Bihari's dwindling image.

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by Nobody: 6:33pm On Aug 11, 2015
INTROVERT:
The way the story is told is quite funny. Am sure the party chieftains slept soundly thinking their plan had worked. But lo and behold Saraki and dogara emerged. They huffed and puffed but alas it was too late.
haha
Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by TheNonce: 6:38pm On Aug 11, 2015
Truth be told! this thread is actually nonsense!
Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by Nobody: 6:53pm On Aug 11, 2015
God bless PMB

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by rifasenate11(m): 6:54pm On Aug 11, 2015
To be a president of a country like Nigeria is an uphill task. Whatever come I ve since come to admit thst whether I like it or not. President Buhari is the president of my country and I will respect him for that. No matter what decision that he makes , he has to be accountable for it. All I need to do is to pray he makes the right one. I am sure he has his reasons regarding those he works with. GOD Bless the president of Nigeria.

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by Nobody: 6:57pm On Aug 11, 2015
Baba Buhari Brain needs upgrade!

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by omowolewa: 7:05pm On Aug 11, 2015
No comment

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Re: The Security Chief Buhari Almost Sacked - Tell Magazine by BigElEddy(m): 7:19pm On Aug 11, 2015
Can u elaborate pls?

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