- Ayo Fayose has tasked the Nigerian elites to "speak up" against the current situation of the economy and security in the country
- The former Ekiti state governor also posited that for the next 50 years, Nigeria may still be battling with the effects of the economic woes under Muhammadu Buhari
- Fayose warned against the heightened "hatred amongst various ethnicities", saying Nigerians must look beyond politics
Ayo Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, says Nigeria may not recover from the effects of the current economic and security woes 50 years after post-Buhari era.
Fayose took a swipe on the current administration in a tweet on Friday, February 5, saying it is time for the country's elites to "speak up to save Nigeria."
According to the former governor, the socio-economic crisis in Nigeria has been terribly amplified by the "hatred amongst various ethnicities."
He insisted that thoughts have to be directed "beyond politics" in a view to saving Nigeria from "going down permanently."
"50 years after Buhari, this country may not recover from these economic security woes. Worse still, there is hatred amongst various ethnicities.
"Isn't it time for leaders of thought in this country to look beyond politics and speak up to save Nigeria from going down permanently?"
Buhari no more Mr Integrity - Fayose
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the former governor slammed President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he is no more "Mr Integrity"
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain's remark trailed the Transparency International's corruption index ranking Nigeria as the second most corrupt nation in West Africa
Fayose notes that prior to the 2015 election, APC leaders including Buhari gang-labelled Goodluck Jonathan government as corrupt.
Meanwhile, Fayose picked holes in the commitment of the current government to end the security crisis in the country, saying President Buhari lacked the "capacity to rule Nigeria."
The former governor expressed his dissatisfaction on the Buhari government's handling of security in Twitter rants on Saturday, January 16, sighted by Legit.ng.
According to him, the country is not safe contrary to the assurance of improved security given by the current government.