If Africa continues in the present steps of the leadership of the Nigerian government, “𝐌𝗼𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐀𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚“ would remain “𝐚 𝐫𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐀𝐝𝐚𝗺 𝐑𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐫"—the only man who was initially a dwarf and later a giant in his life time.
President Muhammadu Buhari must realise that history will judge him for good or for bad; not his Attorney General or spokepersons. What Nigerians will remember in the future will be “the Buhari Administration”, not the Abubakar Malami, Lai Mohammed, Femi Adesina, or Garuba Shehu administration. This is because, as former American President, Harry Truman, once put it, “the Buck stops here”.
He was really in the good book of the people. He understands the enormity of the influence of the market unions and associations in Nigerian politics and positioned his daughters to understudy his mother.
Organized militancy has been replaced by vengeful, Omni-directional hatred. The capital, Abuja, has been torched in places, including the famous Apo market – that name itself evoking memories of an ancient massacre of youth – known as the APO Six — by SARS.
The #ENDSARS agitations clearly morphed from an outcry against police brutality to accommodate widespread disaffection with poor and evil leadership. This is why there was such a momentum, resilience and popularity with the protests.
The urban inflation rate also increased in December by 16.33 percent (year-on-year) in December 2020 from 15.47 percent recorded in November 2020, while the rural inflation rate increased by 15.20 percent in December 2020.