- Again the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore has yet again made his presence known on social media
- The pragmatic and vocal Sowore took to his Twitter page to lambast President Muhammadu Buhari's administration over the ongoing strike
- Meanwhile, Nigerians did not spear Sowore as they lambasted him to focus on his campaign rather than attack the president
The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) Omoyele Sowore is currently suffering a backlash on social media following his comments on the ongoing ASUU strike.
Sowore took to his verified Twitter handle @YeleSowore to criticise President Muhammadu Buhari's government for the ongoing strike.
In his tweet, Sowore described President Buhari's administration as a "despicable regime" as he urged Nigerian students to bond together to end the strike.
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"For 123 days now Nigerian University teachers have been on strike, also Nigerian students in Colleges of Education have been thrown into the streets, their teachers too are on strike. The @MBuhari is enjoying the prolonged strike, students are suffering and parents are agonizing.
"There are over 1.5 million students whose future is at stake and no one seems to care. I lived through an era when the government was afraid of Nigerian students but today students are afraid of the govt, they're scared to exercise their rights to have a future.
"I urge Nigerian students to bond together and force this despicable regime to #EndAsuuStrikeNow. It is a task that must be DONE! #WeCantContinueLikeThis."
Bashir Ahmad hits back at Sowore
Reacting to Sowore's tweet, former media aide to the President, Bashir Ahmad took to his 1.2 million followers verified Twitter handle @BashirAhmaad to hit back at Sowore.
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He described Sowore's comment as insulting and slanderous stating that bullying people to agree to his opinion was never a good option.
"You cannot bully, insult and slander people into supporting or agreeing with you, the earlier you realize that the better."
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Similarly, Nigerians in the comment section did not take it likely with Sowore following his tweet about ASUU strike.
Some Nigerians accused Sowore of being a part of the driving force that brought the President Buhari administration into power.
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Legit.ng recall that Omoyele Sowore in another twitter outburst attacked the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
Obi who recently traveled to Egypt said he was on a trip to study the comparative economy of the country with that of Nigeria.
Sowore in his reaction described the Labour as a dump site filled with misplaced politicians who failed in their political sojourn.
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The worshippers were elated and they were amazed at his surprise visit as they were saying aloud, 'incoming president'.
However, Obi at the crusade ground decried the misuse of public funds and prayed the Lord use him to change the narrative come 2023.