Browsing: Semiu Okanlawon

It is often said that when the Nigerian Police wants to work, burst crimes, they do with speed and precision. Abba Kyari has come to symbolise and epitomize that rare confidence and doggedness in crime bursting. He is the hero, the myth that is drafted into most knotty cases from Gusau to Enugu, Ibadan to Uyo, Zaria to Aba, Ogoja to Nguru.

“When are we going to raise population control to the level of a national discourse?” was the poser I posted on the social media. In the responses that followed, I saw anger. I saw frustrations. I saw sentiments. I saw despair. I saw desperation and I saw determination.

By his outlandish claims and ill-chosen diction, I doubt if anyone was taken aback few days ago when the former Aviation Minister released his diatribe against President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Governor Rauf Aregbesola, all in his struggle to castigate the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRashid Adewale Akanbi.