Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has stated Bola Tinubu, Nationwide Chief of the All Progressives Congress, APC, doesn’t communicate for many Yoruba folks.
The previous minister acknowledged this whereas condemning the assembly of APC leaders in South West on Sunday.
Bola Tinubu, Bisi Akande, Olusegun Osoba and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, had been amongst those that referred to as for restructuring of the nation and the creation of state police.
On the assembly, which was held in Lagos State, Tinubu and the APC leaders backed the ban on open grazing by Southern governors.
Nevertheless, Fani-Kayode stated the assembly was not within the curiosity of the Southwest however to push for APC’s agenda.
In a collection of tweets, the previous minister insisted that the likes of Tinubu can be “thrown into dustbin of historical past.”
He wrote: “One of many classes that Bola Tinubu and people with him will quickly study is that it’s a very harmful factor and an train in futility to maneuver towards a transferring prepare.People who met in Lagos yesterday solely represented their very own slender mindset and band of considering and their political social gathering.
“They didn’t signify the place of the Yoruba folks.There are 70 million Yorubas on the planet right now and Tinubu doesn’t communicate for or lead most of them.
“He solely leads a part of the APC in components of the SW and people which might be with him are primarily members of the fading ruling elite.
“If there’s a referendum on self-determination within the SW tomorrow these characters can be flushed down the bathroom & thrown into the dustbin of historical past.
“The way in which to counter people who wish to train their proper of self-determination and go away Nigeria is to not act as if they don’t exist, impose your will on them, dismiss them with contempt and try and publicly garbage & dismiss their legit considerations and aspirations however as a substitute to try to perceive the place they’re coming from, assuage their fears and anxieties, negotiate with them & give them ensures about their place & position in a brand new & restructured Nigeria.
“Exterior of that it is just a query of time earlier than they break free and decide their very own future. Tinubu doesn’t management the streets of the SW: the Yoruba nationalists and separatists do.
“People who met in Lagos solely signify a tiny group of these within the Southwest. They cow tow to, beg and foyer the separatists behind closed doorways and so they condemn and disown them earlier than the world. Such mental dishonesty, doublespeak and cowardice is reprehensible.”