Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore has lambasted former Nigerian army chief Ibrahim Babangida, describing him as a hypocrite who induced the demise of younger folks.
Sowore stated it’s hypocritical for the previous army dictator to now be calling for teens to guide in Nigeria.
The activist referred to Babangida, additionally identified IBB, as a “hater of democracy”, “a murderer” and a ”thief” who should be in prison.
He wrote, “Conman, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB) killed college students, killed Dele Giwa, killed Mamman Vasta, killed Gideon Orkar, killed a technology of younger military officers in a aircraft crash in order that they received’t attain their prime, now he’s blabbing concerning the quest for a youthful technology to guide.
“A hater of democracy, a murderer, a thief and dissembler, who should be in prison but here we are with one of these blockheads just running his mouth and getting undue airtime! #RevolutionNow.”
Sowore’s response adopted Babangida’s interview with Arise TV on Friday, the place the previous army dictator prompt that people of their 60s needs to be the main target of Nigerians as potential presidential candidates in 2023.
Talking concerning the presidential hopefuls he had in thoughts, IBB stated they have been individuals of their 60s with contacts throughout the nation and who had been traversing the geo-political zones advertising and marketing their acceptability and capability.
He stated: “If you get a good leadership that links with the people and tries to talk with the people; not talking on top of the people, then we would be okay.
“I have started visualising a good Nigerian leader. That is, a person, who travels across the country and has a friend virtually everywhere he travels to and he knows at least one person that he can communicate with.
“That is a person, who is very versed in economics and is also a good politician, who should be able to talk to Nigerians and so on. I have seen one, or two or three of such persons already in his 60s.”
But when requested if the individual might emerge victorious within the 2023 presidential election, he stated, “I believe so if we can get him.”