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You truncated democracy at 41, free Sowore now & make Nigeria better than you met it, I Go Dye tells Buhari



I Go Dye slams Buhari over 'escalated hunger' in Nigeria

Stand-up comedian, Francis Agodan popularly known as I Go Dye has reacted to the continued detention of 2019 presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore by the Department of State Services, (DSS).

In a post on his official Instagram account, the Delta State born humour merchant demanded the immediate release of Sowore from DSS detention.

He also suggested that Buhari has no moral right to arrest the politician because he (the President) once overthrew the government of Shehu Shagari, thus truncating Nigeria’s democracy at the time.

I Go Dye also advised Buhari to listen to the voice of reason to free Sowore and also ensure he makes Nigeria a better place than he met it.

He wrote; “President Muhammadu Buhari, you were 41 years old in 1983 when you overthrew Shehu Shagari, the first democratically elected President of Nigeria on December 31, 1983, and truncated our democracy at the time.

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“We cannot totally agree that all is well when more than 10 per cent of our population has left the country in search of greener pastures. What then is the hope of those left in the country?

“The conscience of man is better than the laws of the white man. Please kindly treat Sowore as one of your sons whose ultimate goal is to have a better society.

“I am human and I feel the pains of millions of Nigerians who sleep every day without a meal, blinded by a hopeless situation.

“Please sir, on behalf of the voiceless, listen to the voice of reason, #FreeSowore and make Nigeria better than you met it.

Recall that Sowore who also doubles as the convener of the RevolutionNow movement, was arrested earlier this month by DSS operatives over an alleged plot to overthrow Buhari’s government.

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