A Fb consumer, Ikhide Ikheola and a number of other different Nigerians have blasted former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, over a birthday message on a billboard at Lekki toll gate — the scene of the October 20 ‘Lekki Bloodbath’.
On Monday, the Nationwide Chief of the All Progressives Congress, Tinubu, was celebrated by get together members and different Nigerians as he turned 69.
He had earlier arrived in Kano State to rejoice his birthday within the state.
Nonetheless, a billboard on the Lekki toll gate displayed birthday needs for the elder-statesman who donated the sum of N50 million to victims of a current fireplace outbreak at Katsina Central Market in Katsina State whereas neglecting victims of fireplace outbreaks in Lagos or different southern states.
The consumer, Ikhide Ikheola wrote, “Expensive Jagaban Asiwaju Tinubu, Joyful 69th or 79th birthday. This breaks my coronary heart, our little kids had been slaughtered right here on 10-20-20. You’re celebrating your birthday on a hallowed floor. Have you ever folks no coronary heart? Disgrace on you.”
One other consumer, Emmanuel Ofoche said, “But such are males to be revered as an elder statesman? Males like Tinubu will not blink and might sacrifice your entire Yoruba race in furtherance of his 2023 ambitions. Could the torments and pains suffered by these youths who gallantly stood for values by no means give Tinubu and his progenies relaxation until reparations are made. Their lives had been reduce within the prime by the state which seeks to maintain it UNHOLY UNITY. They by no means understood that blood is sacred. Regularly, his comeuppance will certainly go to him and his shame can be an everlasting shame.”
For Joe Chibuisi, politicians like Tinubu succeed as a result of ignorance displayed by Nigerians throughout elections.
He mentioned, “The characters referred to as politicians achieve Nigeria as a result of our individuals are gullible, naive and short-sighted. The identical folks queued for a pittance from bullion vans earlier than the final elections. They even promote their voters’ card which is their future for as little as #1, 000. Allow us to watch and see how this man’s ambition will succeed.”
The killing of protesters on the Lekki toll gate has continued to be a sore topic of discourse in Nigeria as these behind the assaults have but to be delivered to justice.
A number of youths had earlier protested in opposition to the reopening of the toll gate by the judicial panel arrange within the state to research circumstances of police brutality.
An investigation by Amnesty Worldwide confirmed that the Nigerian Military and police killed at the least 12 peaceable protesters on October 20, 2020, at two places in Lagos.
In keeping with their report, the killings passed off at Alausa and Lekki, each suburbs of Lagos.
Movies on social media confirmed the Nigerian Military opening fireplace on unarmed peaceable #EndSARS protesters on the Lekki toll gate in Lagos after reportedly turning off the streetlights and jamming mobile phone alerts.