Published On: Mon, Sep 19th, 2016

President Buhari Apologizes to Obama for 'Stealing' his Speech (Snapshots)


President Buhari Apologizes to Obama for ‘Stealing’ his Speech (Snapshots)

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has tendered an
apology to President Barack Obama and all Nigerians for plagiarizing parts of
Obama’s 2008 victory speech.
President Buhari’s speech at the kick-off of the ‘Change
begins with me’ campaign contained several paragraphs
from Obama’s 2008 victory speech.
The Presidency has owned up to plagiarism and has now
offered an apology.

The similarities btw a Paragraph in the 2008
Obama Speech & Paragraph 9 of the #CBWM
Speech are too close to be passed off as

— Presidency Nigeria (@NGRPresident) September
16, 2016

There was a mistake by an overzealous staff and
we regret that this has happened.

— Presidency Nigeria (@NGRPresident) September
16, 2016.

Already, a Deputy Director in the Presidency has
accepted responsibility for the insertion of the
contentious paragraph.

— Presidency Nigeria (@NGRPresident) September
16, 2016

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