- Femi Falana, a senior advocate in Nigeria, responded to President Muhammadu Buhari’s Independence Day speech
- The human rights lawyer said he was amazed at The President praised Great Britain in his speech for the unification of Nigeria
- Falana stated that the structure created by the British colonialists has influenced the development process of the country to this day
FCT, Abuja – A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, says he is surprised that President Muhammadu Buhari UK for the unification of Nigeria in his Independence Day speech.
The Punch reports that Falana, who made this statement in Abuja on Sunday 3rd October, noted that Nigeria is still grappling with due underdevelopment due to the failure of the British Kolonia list to remove established structures.
The human rights lawyer said he was wondering where the a System.
“When President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday (1. October) thanked the British for their unification in his broadcast, I asked myself where that came from because the colonial regime was involved in divide-and-rule rules. “
When asked whether things had gone so well since Nigeria’s independence in 1960, Falana said that it had been “ so far, so bad .”
The paragraph in the President’s Independence Day speech seems to be a mystery to Falana, as he further noted that Nigeria is still underdeveloped because it has failed to remove structures as well as one built by the British colonialists Today report shows.
The activist added:
“Nigeria refuses to get it right; whereas in 1960 Nigeria was ahead of many Asian countries including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the rest. Today some of these countries have frog jumped; they left us as a third world country and turned into the first world. “
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Chapter press secretary Jacob Ogunseye said so in a statement made available to the Nigeria News Agency in Abuja on Sunday.
He said that National Leader Bola Tinubu was also nominated for a Leadership Award at the event on October 2nd at the Dorchester Hotel in London, UK.
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Falana, a senior advocate from Nigeria, defended 58 of the 70 soldiers after they were dismissed and sentenced by a general court martial between 2013 and 2014.
He said her discharge from the army was bad by the military authorities Not advised, adding that if the government can pardon repentant terrorists, make the same gesture on the soldiers.