Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka has raised an
alarm over some saboteurs in President Buhari’s
Mbaka says Buhari is not a magician and as
such, change should not be expected all of a
Adoration Ministry spiritual director Rev Fr Ejike
Mbaka has said President Muhammadu Buhari
currently works with some people who do not want
the success of his administration.
Mbaka says Buhari is working with those who want
The Enugu Catholic priest said the saboteurs in
Buhari’s government are desperate to pull him
Mbaka has been one of Buhari’s most vocal
supporters since he asked Nigerians to reject
former president Goodluck Jonathan in the run-up
to the 2015 presidential election.
According to The Sun, Mbake also said it was too
early to give Buhari’s regime a dispassionate
assessment, saying Nigerians should give the
President more time.
The Enugu-based cleric said the reason the
country was yet to experience the real change
being midwifed by Buhari was that some strategic
positions were still manned by the same people
who milked the country dry in the past.
He said the president was not totally free from the
grip of those who ran the country aground in the
Mbaka, who spoke to newsmen in Enugu during
the graduation of Niger Delta youths, who trained
at Innoson Plastic Factory under Federal
Government’s Amnesty Programme, said: “The
government we are experiencing is not yet a
“Many people who are in different strategic
positions are still the Peoples Democratic Party
(PDP) people and Buhari may not even know and
even some people who are working around him
are working to pull him down.
“Buhari means well, Buhari is a good man, Buhari
is God-sent for this country but, I am telling you
that there are crocodiles in the fish pond.
“Buhari may not know that he is feeding not the
fish in the fishpond but crocodiles that are even
feeding on the fishes!”
He urged Nigerians to be prayerful to counter the
activities of those he said were plotting to break
the country and take over power.
Mbaka had, a month ago come down hard on the
Buhari regime, saying there was hunger in the land
and that the President may not get the nod of
Nigerians to get another term in office if the trend
He added: “Nigerians should go on their knees and
pray for divine intervention because apart from
God, we are going to see horrible things.
The way these people are ganging up, they want to
break Nigeria and take over power and take us
back to where we were coming from. I pray it shall
be well with Nigeria and it shall be well with
The cleric, who predicted the victory of Buhari in
the 2015 presidential election, said he was yet to
see the change he wants in Nigeria through the