In an interview, Femi Falana, a human rights activist and lawyer from Nigeria, chastised Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the president of Nigeria, for leaving the nation when it was most needed. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria said, according to SAHARA REPORTERS, that Tinubu’s visit to France exposes Nigeria to disgrace and embarrassment. Despite his assertion that Tinubu’s presence in France is unnecessary, he chose to go there for personal reasons. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>
Falana argues that Nigeria’s constitution does not make provision for a private visit by its President. He noted that a president of Nigeria country can’t go on a private visit to another country and still be running the country.
Hear him, “I hope this will be the last time that a president of Nigeria will expose the country to embarrassment and ridicule by going to a country where his presence is not recognized,” Mr. Falana said about the Nigerian president’s recent two weeks private visit to France. He explained that as the country with the largest concentration of black people in the world, Nigeria ought to carry herself with some dignity.
There is no provision in the constitution for a private visit by the Nigerian president. Therefore, he cannot go on a private visit and still be running the country. So to the extent that the activities of the state are still being conducted by him, the question of a private visit does not arise.” CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>