Veteran comedian and business man, Aturoye Alleluyah popularly known by the name Ali Baba has employed President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene into the issue of Joachim Chinakwe Iroko, a trader who named his dog Buhari and paraded the dog with the name branded on it at popular Hausa settlement in Sango Ota. The man was consequently arrested and charged to court, he was accused of inciting violence with his action.
Ali Baba however asked dogged supporters of President Buhari to be care not to over praise sing him. He said”
“President Muhammadu Buhari is a respected man. He is a sitting president. Nothing should be done to discredit him. Just as nothing should be done to rubbish his name.
“But to all his dogged supporters who are screaming blue murder because of the dog issue, hear this, This is the same path that people who messed up Jonathan took.
“You cannot tell me that in the over weeks or so that this issue of name dog or not name dog started, the people who work with or work for PMB have not brought it to his notice.
“Is that what is bothering this country? How many Fulani herdsmen who have killed several Nigerians have been swiftly brought to justice like this dog naming guy?
“We just have a bunch of senseless and jobless people swallowing panadol for another person’s headache masquerading as patriots.
“Let me just say this one time here and I will not comment on this again. Mr President should call the IGP and attorney General to order.
“There are more pressing issues than the name of a dog taking over the times of our courts and heating up the polity.”