Godsday Orubebe was the former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsday Orubebe served as the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs during Goodluck Jonathan’s Administration.
President Muhammdu Buhari has said that the drama orchestrated by former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsday Orubebe to disrupt the collation of the results of the 2015 presidential election was a desperate attempt to maintain the status quo for selfish reasons.
Buhari who reacted to Orubebe’s election drama for the first time stated that maturity, displayed by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), saved the day.
Speaking at the parliament of the European Union in Strasbourg, France on Wednesday, Buhari said: “The drama that took place at the National Collation Centre was a momentarily frightening situation, unleashed by desperate agents of the status quo, with the purpose of maintaining their grip on the national resources for their selfish interests.
“The maturity and patience, with which the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, under Prof. Attahiru Jega, handled the matter, saved the struggle for democracy and the huge European contributions. We must thank God that Nigeria survived this drama”.
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