Don’t turn Nigeria into banana republic – Obanikoro tells Tinubu’s rivals

Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, says these protesting and kicking in opposition to the inauguration of the President-elect, Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Might 29, shouldn’t flip the nation right into a banana republic.

Obanikoro, additionally a former Ambassador to Ghana, made the comment whereas talking with the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on the sideline of the ninth Ramadan Lecture of Anwar-Ul Islam School, Agege Previous College students’ Affiliation (ACAOSA), on Saturday in Lagos.

Obanikoro mentioned: “They’re daydreaming. There is no such thing as a excellent election anyplace on the earth.

“For anybody that isn’t glad, what’s subsequent is to undergo the judiciary. In case you really feel aggrieved, go to court docket.

“We can’t flip Nigeria right into a banana republic.

“Our system just isn’t excellent, it’s a work in progress, we’ve got to proceed to work at it till we get to a state of affairs that each one of us can be comfy with.”

Describing as unlucky the calls by some individuals for Interim Nationwide Authorities, Obanikoro mentioned these making the calls don’t admire democracy, therefore not certified to guide such a authorities.

“It sounds loopy to me,” he added.






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