Buhari Told Us He’s Originally From Niger Republic – Col. Nyiam Claims

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Col Tony Nyiam, of few surviving men, staged a against regime of former Military President, Gen Ibrahim Babangida (retd) has disclosed that President Muhammadu had publicly opened up that he is from Niger Republic.

Niger is bordered by Libya to northeast, Chad to east, Nigeria to south, Benin and Burkina Faso to the southwest, Mali to the west, and Algeria to the northwest.

Nyiam said this in an old interview with Arise TV, in which snippet shared by a former presidential aide, Reno Omokri.

The retired military officer, a human activist, while speaking on the surge in herdsmen crisis, maintained that , he admires, his boss.

He also revealed that the President had declared that most of his are Nigeriens even though “he owes allegiance to Nigeria.”

Nyiam also claimed that “General Muhammadu my boss, the General Officer Commanding when I commanded a unit him. He went against Shagari to defend Nigerian interest against Chadians.

“In of the briefings, when he was briefing us, he openly told us that most of his family are from Niger and that he is a Nigerian officer and that he owes allegiance to Nigeria. I admired Buhari then, that a whose family is partially from the Niger Republic and yet is loyal to Nigeria, this was against all the pressure given by other people that Shagari pull out and allow the Chadians have their way, General Buhari refused,” he said.

“So why is Buhari so different? Maybe his wife may answer it because the wife has been battling those have been holding the President hostage. The President is no more General Muhammadu Buhari. Some of us knew was a patriot,” he added.

Controversies trailed the President’ after the All Progressives , a platform through which he won, claimed that his counterpart Atiku Abubakar was a Cameroun citizen.

Subsequently, reports emerged that Buhari was a citizen of the Niger Republic.