Kperogi who made the presidency spokesman Garba Shehu, to divulge the
information that Muhammadu Buhari spent about Twenty million naira for
his London ear treatment medical expenses has said that he is being
black mailed for seeking the truth.
allegations making round on the social media that he absconded after he
was financially sponsored to study in America for his Masters and
reiterated that he won’t stop his clamour for good governance. “I won’t
ever give up my advocacy for transparency and good governance in
Nigeria, no matter who is in power, and however much muck is thrown at
me this government and its agents.
just woke up here, and my attention has been called to the latest
vicious blackmail against me stealth agents of the Buhari government
who are discomfited my relentless campaign to hold them accountable
to their promises.
said the Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, where I taught for a brief
moment before I relocated to the US, paid for my masters and PhD
education in the US, and that I refused to return to the school upon
completion of my studies. That’s flat-out false.
master’s degree was paid for entirely the University of Louisiana. I
got a full tuition waiver and a monthly stipend for my duties as a
graduate teaching assistant while I was a student there.
Ty Adams was the graduate director of the University of Louisiana at
Lafayette’s Communication Department when I was there. He was also my
master’s thesis supervisor. He can confirm that no institution from
Nigeria ever paid a dime on my behalf to the university. Professor
Philip Auter is the current graduate director (and a member of my thesis
committee) and can confirm that as well.
sold my car to Abdullahi M. Gulloma to pay for a part of my airfare to
Louisiana in 2004. My late wife, Zainab (may her soul rest in peace),
paid the other half of the fare. I also took a personal loan from Hajia
Zainab Suleiman Okino to complement what I had.
my PhD at Georgia State University, I also had a full tuition waiver
and a monthly stipend, and was a graduate teaching instructor. Professor
Michael Lane Bruner was the graduate director when I enrolled for my
PhD, and he can confirm that no institution from Nigeria ever paid a
dime on my behalf.
was also my doctoral dissertation director. Professor David Cheshier
was chair of the department, and he can be contacted to confirm my
claims. So can Emeritus Professor Leonard Teel with whom I worked at the
Center for International Media Education and who also served on my
doctoral dissertation committee.
I get a moment, I will share my acceptance letters from both
universities. Bring on the next blackmail, and I am ready for you.
they also lie that my friend Pius Adesanmi is critical of the Buhari
government because his request to write Buhari’s biography was spurned?
Hahaha! These people are incompetent in everything, including telling
lies! I won’t ever give up my advocacy for transparency and good
governance in Nigeria, no matter who is in power, and however much muck
is thrown at me this government and its agents.”