Interim government unconstitutional, we stand with the presidency — DHQ
Headquarters (DHQ) says the calls for interim government are unconstitutional.
Musa Danmadami, director, defence media operations, spoke on
Thursday in Abuja at the bi-weekly briefing on military operations across the
He said those calling for an interim government are trying
to be mischievous, adding that the constitution does not provide for such a
“On the issue of interim government, it is rather
unfortunate. An election has been conducted and the Independent National
Electoral Commission (INEC) that is mandated has announced a president-elect,”
“It is not our responsibility to speak on that issue but I
know that several calls have been made from the presidency that there is
nothing like interim national government.
“So I think people were just trying to be mischievous. It is
unconstitutional and all of us know that.
“The constitution does not provide for an interim national
government and that is the point the presidency has been hammering on and that
is our stand.
“It is unconstitutional so anything unconstitutional as far
as I am concerned is not applicable.”
Danmadami said the military is ready to provide support in
two states where elections were declared inconclusive.
He said the military is still working around the clock to
make sure there is peace and security in the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has
fixed April 15 for the conduct of supplementary elections in Kebbi and Adamawa
PROMOTE YOUR | MUSIC| VIDEO | COMEDY SKIT | MIXTAPES HERE ON CONNECTNAIJA CALL/WHATSAPP : +2348122390211