Leader of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Bola Ahmed Tinubu, recently launched a major attack against the National Conference proposed by President Goodluck Jonathan: he questioned the president’s sincerity and capability to organize such a conference. Tinubu did not stop there; he took liberty-in typical opposition manner-to take elaborate swipes at the president, his party and his policies.
He fraudulently claimed there was no tangible achievement yet in Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda, and, therefore, the proposed conference might just be a diversion from the internal wrangling in the PDP or better still, a part of the permutations for the 2015 general elections.
Tinubu is a typical Nigerian opposition politician. Like his ilk, he finds it difficult to give rivals their due. Reading through his statement, it was obvious the man who is recuperating after weeks of treatment for an undisclosed ailment abroad, was more interested in scoring cheap political points than addressing the national dialogue question with the seriousness it deserves. Ironically, in trying to question the motive for the dialogue, Tinubu presented to Nigerians views that contradict what he has preached over the years.
For a leader who has, in the distant and recent past, pontificated on …
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