Sumner Sambo:”Tinubu Decided To Take Side; Didn’t Fubara Know There Were Repercussions?”

Sumner Sambo:"Tinubu Decided To Take Side; Didn't Fubara Know There Were Repercussions?"The politics editor for Arise, Sumner Sambo, recently discussed the political nuances and tactical blunders surrounding President Bola Tinubu’s intervention in the Rivers State situation in an interview with Arise Television.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

Sambo pointed out President Tinubu’s intense focus on converting lawmakers from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). This preoccupation, according to Sambo, impaired Tinubu’s ability to maintain an unbiased, statesmanlike approach. “President Tinubu was very eager to harvest the lawmakers from the PDP to the APC, and that didn’t let him see clearly what was going wrong and how to play the role of a statesman, so he decided to take side,” Sambo remarked.

The crux of Sambo’s analysis lies in the political entanglements and agreements made at the state level, specifically between a governor and his political mentor. “The governor was unclear as to why he had to go into political agreement with his godfather and he was beginning to renege. When the governor was signing the agreements and the political alliances with Wike to emerge the governor, didn’t he know there were repercussions?”

Moreover, Sambo emphasized the importance of the rule of law and institutional integrity in governance. “The institutions of the state must be allowed to function and where the governor goes wrong, the law must not fail to take its course,” he asserted.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>