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Is He Still Right? - See What Sowore Said About Goodluck Jonathan's Administration 6 Years Ago.

HerbalFitness 06/26/2020

Is He Still Right? - See What Sowore Said About Goodluck Jonathan 6 Years Ago.

Omoyele Sowore is a human rights activist, former presidential candidate, pro-democracy campaigner and also the founder of an online news agency, The Sahara Reporters. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

On 3 August ,2019 Sowore was arrested by the Nigerian State Security Service (SSS) for alleged treason after he called for a protest with the tag RevolutionNow.

He has been known to be a bold reporter who speaks his truth without fear of the government and this has resulted in a threat to his life most times.

Sowore was interviewed by premium times on 12 July, 2014. It was in this interview that he gave a rundown of how he felt about the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan as at that year. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

When he was asked about his opinions and thoughts about President Goodluck, he told premium times that the president was very incompetent in handing all the problems he had while he was in office. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

He, even went further to compare Jonathan's regime with Abacha's by stating that Abacha was a better leader.

In his own words, he said.

"In an order of successive administration's in my lifetime I think this would be the worst in terms of delivery of services, organization, style of government, transparency, economic management and security.

.... Abacha was worse but within that framework you can see that Abacha regime is actually better than Jonathan regime.... ".

When premium times interviewer told him that Goodluck was building the Abuja airport road, he said that the road was awarded by Yar'adua and not Jonathan. So technically he meant that road won't be built had Yar'adua not awarded the project. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

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From all Sowore said, it was clear he summarized Jonathan's regime to be the worst. But looking at the present now, will he have a change of words or does he still maintain his stand.

Most Nigerians would like to know what he would have to say about the present administration when being compared with Jonathan's.

Do you think Jonathan's administration is still the worst?. Do you still agree with Sowore?.

Share your thoughts below.

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Top Comments
+234-803851**** · 06/26/2020
I think he is breathing inside a rat hole now. Himself, his brothers - Soyinka and Tunde Bakare have shot there lousy mouth. They're only murmuring now. After this calamity we found ourselves, if God in His infinite mercy would come to our aid, next time we'll be careful while making outrageous statements.
+234-703427**** · 06/26/2020
sowore how market, just apologise to GEJ he has a forging mind and considerate
+234-807773**** · 06/26/2020
Sowore, has lost his voice now, he is not sincere and will never be. He was only obeying the voice of his masters while the love lasted, after his encounter with his estrange masters, he lost relevance in Nigeria politics. There's no way he can say anything anymore. Because most the allegations against President Jonathan were lies and he knew it, but he continued because he was bought over which was against the oath he took as a journalist. A betrayar will never go unpunished, what he went through the last time is just the beginning, he is only having a small respite.
makinwaolatunji · 06/26/2020
The God of Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is rewarding them accordingly. This is just the beginning, ask oshinmole, tinubu & co...

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