Nigerian activist Aisha Yesufu lashed out at former Nigerian military ruler Yakubu Gowon.
This comes after a UK lawmaker said Gowon looted half the Central Bank of Nigeria before fleeing to the UK. It all happened during the deliberation on the EndSARS petition by the UK Parliament following the allegations against the Nigerian government and military officials regarding the Lekki massacre.
British Member of Parliament Tom Tungendha accused the former Nigerian political and military leader of taking half the money in the Central Bank of Nigeria. Gowon, who served as Nigeria’s head of state from 1966 to 1975, escaped to the UK with the stolen money in 1975. In reaction to the claims, Aisha Yesufu criticized the head of state, noting that he is the worst of all. Nigerians. leaders who ate the food intended for the next generation. Aisha Yesufu in a series of tweets said;
“GOWON IS THE WORST OF ALL. GOWON IS ALWAYS WITH ANY GOVERNMENT IN POWER AND NEVER WITH THE PEOPLE. YOUR SELF-CONSERVATION IS SECOND TO NONE. THE LEADER OF DUBAI WAS BUILDING FOR THE NEXT GENERATION WHILE GOWON EATS THE FOODS FOR THE NEXT GENERATION. “