Dr. Reuben Abati The Presidency has reacted to the statement by the Interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APCP, Chief Bisi Akande, who asserted that the country is on ‘auto-pilot’, saying the comment amounts to partisan blackmail.
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, in a statement issued on Sunday said: “We consider it most unfortunate that the chairman of the APC will use the opportunity of the situation in the country namely the abduction of the girls of GSSC, Chibok to engage in partisan blackmail.
“The issue of national security should go beyond partisan politics. This is a very serious moment requiring seriousness. But to reduce all of that to partisan politics is in bad taste, it is irresponsible one-upmanship.
“One, Nigeria is not on auto pilot. There is a government in place; there is a President who is also the Commander-in-Chief…
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