Our leaders tell too many lies


Alarmed by the fake promises of Nigerian leaders, Christopher Okigbo wrote in the 60s: “Today-for tomorrow, today becomes yesterday/How many million promises can ever fill a basket?” And then he gave himself a stern warning: “If I don’t learn to shut my mouth I’ll soon go to hell/I, Okigbo, town-crier/ together with my iron bell.” Okigbo went to hell as he feared, but our leaders may need to resurrect and kill him again, because their promises remain a forged certificate.

On Wednesday, President Bola Tinubu assured the leaders of the organised labour, including the national president of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Joe Ajaero, and the Trade Union Congress president,…

Source: Nigerian Tribune