Omoyele Sowore and the burden of leadership

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Omoyele Sowore and the burden of leadership

Sahara Reporters Founder Omoyele Sowore 1

Sahara Reporters Founder Omoyele Sowore 1

In what must count as one of his most engaged and engaging interviews on any platform in recent years, Omoyele Sowore, leader of the #RevolutionNow movement and former presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, appeared before a panel of three interviewers and took numerous questions from other participants who had tuned in to the programme from around the world, speaking on a range of issues that covered the economy, security, governance and the management of the Nigerian state, among others.

It was the Toyin Falola Interviews, a new series of virtual interviews with academic, social, and political figures across Africa. It is the initiative of the celebrated professor and historian of Nigerian origin, Toyin Falola, at the University of Texas at Austin, in the United States of America.

He spoke for more than three hours. This came just over 24 hours after he lost his immediate younger brother, Olajide, who was murdered in the early hours of Saturday,…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper