“Buhari-led government is allergic to criticism and plurality of voices”-Mike Ozekhome reacting to Sowore’s arrest

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mike Ozekhome, while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics accused the Buhari-led government of not being tolerant on criticism.

Omoyele Sowore

He also spoke on the arrest of the former presidential candidate of African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore by the operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).

He said: “Dancing on the street saying we don’t want bad governance how does that amount to treason, unreasonable felony?”

“This government is allergic to plurality of voices, this government is allergic to criticism, this government is allergic to opinions. This government should know that Nigeria is a country with many colours.

“You cannot sample opinions. We cannot all sleep on the same bed. This government should learn to be tolerant.” 

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