While one might be tempted to view the labour leaders’ mission in Imo State as pristine, the underlying factors are what give them out as hypocrites who have politicised unionism to achieve parochial political interests.
Following a press conference addressed by the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Lagos State chapter, Rev. Stephen Adegbite, in which he supported the lopsided list of commissioners submitted by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has accused Lagos CAN of hypocrisy. MURIC asked if Lagos CAN could have acted the same way if it was Muslims who had 31 commissioners while Christians had 8 only.
As Speaker, the self-absorbed Dogara worked hand-in-gloves with Senator Bukola Saraki, the then Senate President, to derail the government of their party, no thanks to their vaulting and ill-motivated ambition.