Human rights’ activist, Omoyele Sowore, has taken a
swipe at former Lagos governor, Bola Tinubu over the
latter’s interest to contest for presidency in 2023.
Sowore, in a post on his Facebook page on Monday, said
Tinubu might consult with whosoever he wanted but
warned that this ambition might never be fulfilled.
The activist described Tinubu, President Muhammadu
Buhari and others at the leadership level as incompetent
and corrupt fellows who had negatively affected the
growth of the country. He further warned that their time
The post reads: “You may inform, consult, and discuss all
you want. Be informed that your time, that of Muhammadu
Buhari and other destiny killers is now up! The #revolution
is about to hit you all- the incompetents, the invalids, the
corrupt and all of you guys that tossed Nigeria into a
Recall that Tinubu who is the National leader of the All
Progressives Congress, on Monday informed President
Buhari of his ambition to contest for the position of
president in 2023.
Tinubu had claimed it is his lifelong ambition to become
He also stated that he had the confidence, the vision and
the capacity to build on the vision of the current President.
Asked whether he has informed President Buhari of his
ambition to contest for the President in 2023, he said, “I
have informed the President of my ambition but I have not
informed Nigerians yet, I am still consulting.
“About the cap of kingmaker; I have never seen the cap of
a kingmaker before,” he said.
“That is the truth and I have never seen where it is written
in the rule book anywhere in any country that a kingmaker
cannot be a king – unless you commit murder.
“So, whatever is your attribute [of me] is your own opinion.
Me, I want to pursue my ambition without the title of a
kingmaker. You can write your literature and story based
on your own perception.
“He (Buhari) is a democrat. He didn’t ask me to stop. He
didn’t ask me not to attempt and pursue my lifelong
ambition. So, why do I expect him to say more than that?
You are running a democratic dispensation, and you must
adopt the principles and the values and virtues of
democracy. That’s it.”