by Folorunsho Ogunrotimi
If you care to think back to 1983 and look at the political spectrum as he took over power you will realise that majority of those that fled Nigeria then because of the coup are the ones in control of our economy today. Where are we economically today ? Mr Femi Aribisala… Where are jobs, good schools, moral (WAI), upliftment, sincerity, sense of nationhood? Where are all the good virtues characterized by that short regime of Muhammadu Buhari today… Was it because he was a Muslim as head of state that he introduced discipline into the Nigerian culture? Mr Aribisala do you love Nigeria or do you prefer to overheat the polity? Are you a treasonable felon or are you just a rebel rouser ?
Boko Haram is a result of hunger, poverty of ideas and an incompetent leadership under Jonathan. But you prefer to eulogize Jonathan and seek to cut down others who want the nest for Nigera. Every Nigeria has a right to contest for any office and it is not your business to choose for them. People need reorientation, jobs, sense of nationhood etc. if they cry against western education they don’t need to kill people to express their discontent …it is people like you that fuel such situations and overheat the polity. Buhari and Tinubu will solve Boko Haram problem immediately they come into office because the people trust them , they know them , they have tried to rescue them before and they will this time. Trust is earned and Muhammadu Buhari earned his trust in 1983 and Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu earned his trust during the struggle for democracy as Senator and governor of Lagos state those periods he was governor saw a new Lagos and his vision to hand over to a another strong vibrant dogged successor show ability to think plan and forecast success.Tinubu has rebuilt the Nigerian Opposition and given Nigerians a clear choice between two parties.
Political Maturity is one of the greatest assets that can move a nation forward. At 53 years Nigeria has matured in age please let this maturity show. We are a peace loving nation all this insurgency from Niger delta to the north is as a result of poorly governed peoples. With our resources Mr. Aribisala religion should not be important in who is driving the ship. Hunger, want, degradation stagnation are the primary causes of insurgency. Nobody supports Boko haram other than enemies of the state why do you identify leaders who have only saved their people as enemies. If the APC eventually choose to nominate Alh Mohammad Buhari and Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to fly their flag then pray for them to be the best at governance. The passion to succeed in them is greater than your irresponsible article compounded in immaturity lack of sound exposure ,not recognizing the sign of the times and at best evidence of a committed anarchist unable to move with this new age .
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