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Saturday, 17 September 2016

President admits he copied Obama's 2008 speech for 'Change Begins With Me' speech

The Presidency has reacted to reports that it  plagiarised President Obama’s 2008 victory speech.
According to reports, President Buhari read the alleged plagiarised paragraph that was inserted in his speech during the launch of the Change Begins With Me campaign on September 8, 2016.

A statement issued by the President’s media aide, Garba Shehu said it was a mistake by an overzealous staff.


Shehu expressed regret that it happened, adding that Buhari has ordered that disciplinary measures be taken against the Deputy Director.
The presidential spokesman also admitted that paragraph nine in the speech was similar to Obama’s 2008 victory speech.

He also described the incident as a serious oversight, said the incident will be investigated and appropriate sanctions meted out.

Checkout his tweets regarding the issue below.



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