I fought for democracy, determined to prove it – Tinubu tells UN Scribe

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Warns against use of human rights advocacy as weapon to stop Africa from economic reforms

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru

President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday in New York, said he fought for democracy, was detained for democracy and as President he is determined to prove that democracy can provide the development that Nigeria and the African continent urgently demand.

President Tinubu also asserted that African nations will no longer accept a situation in which human rights advocacy is used by wealthy and powerful nations to stop developing economies from dealing decisively with malign actors who illicitly siphon and smuggle out the continent’s vast mineral resources while smuggling in western-made weapons, which enrich the wealthiest economies in the world at the parasitic expense of African stability and wealth creation.

The President stated this when he met  with the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, at his UN Headquarters Office in New York…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper