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I saw something this morning that reminded me to go read my pinned Tweet. /1

By now, any honest Nigerian knows I am simply huge of Citizens Voice.

It was reason I propounded the concept of the #OfficeOfTheCitizen at a #GenVoices event in 2014.

It is why I never cease to push Citizens to never slack in demanding for Good Governance and Accountability.
When I saw the young citizens rise in unison to embark on #EndSARS protests across the country, it made me so very happy for them.

When the @PoliceNG responded with brutality, my heart raged and so I quickly wrote a letter and went to meet the IG of @PoliceNG on the 9th October. Image
Imagine how grossly disappointing it is to watch @PoliceNG heighten the tempo of brutality despite the assurances by the IG after reading my letter and discussing for more than an hour at that meeting of the 9th October. Haba!
The past week has been horrific #EndSARS protesters.
This morning, I saw this issued by the IG of @PoliceNG and just had to do this Thread.


Something so simple that the IG should have done 8days ago and averted the maiming and killing of young #EndSARS protesters is only now important to him.

It grates one’s spirit. ImageImage
In societies that take Public Accountability seriously, the IG of @PoliceNG should by now have done the most honorable thing and resigned for failing in his primary mandate of keeping citizens secure and worse for superintending officers that have willfully brutalized citizens.
The least the IG can do until the right step is taken by his Boss, @MBuhari to give the @PoliceNG a fresh start; is make the word in his belated press release count for a change.
Let not one #EndSARS protester be brutalized ever again.
Protect Citizens’ right to protest, Mr IG. Image
I end with yet my Pinned Tweet.
The Truth will always annoy some of you folks but nothing you do should ever make Citizens stop insisting that their Leaders must “Take Responsibility and provide Accountability” for the legitimacy they got from the #OfficeOfTheCitizen. #EndSARS!
*huge on*

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If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
II Chronicles 7:14
Therefore, you kings, be wise; be warned, you rulers of the earth. Serve the LORD with fear and celebrate his rule with trembling.
Psalms 2:10-11

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, The people He has chosen as His own inheritance.

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@funmioyatogun My dear Funmi, your tweet wrenched my heart because I do follow your exceptional hardworking trail on this Street.
1. Would you like to learn more about a non-partisan initiative @fixpoliticsnig for structural change of our Political Culture and its perennial dismal outcomes?
@funmioyatogun @fixpoliticsnig A minimum threshold of effective Public Governance that enables Citizens and Business is central to all prosperous societies. We’ve lacked that. The root is “a political culture that subordinates Collective Interest to Private Gain”. We must #FixPolitics for Good Governance.
@funmioyatogun @fixpoliticsnig The initiative @fixpoliticsnig came out of my research as a Richard von Weizacker Fellow @BoschAcademy .
Here are snippets of a conference held in Lagos on the interim findings.
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And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence toward God, and toward men. Acts24v16

I have an amazing life.😁

Two consecutive administrations and their numerous allies ever finding a common ground against one woman because she demands Public Accountability from those that govern.

Couldn’t wish for a more Purposeful Life!

Will never stop praising God for this!
There shall come a time in this Land, when many more Citizens will rise up and stare down at those that poorly govern our country.

When that time comes, all we bear today would be so well-worth it, because no society can have Good Governance without “paying a price for Liberty”.
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Oh Lord, my God, Jesus
I'll speak of Your Glory,
I’ll show forth Your beauty
If I dance it won't be enough,
And If I shout it won't be enough
I'll speak of Your Glory,
I’ll show forth Your beauty
If I dance it won't be enough,
And If I shout it won't be enough.
For you are the great and mighty King
You rule in every nation
Oh praise this Holy God,
You are worthy to be praised
You are Alpha and Omega, I worship you today
In you I put my trust, Your name I will extol.

Heaven speaks of your glory
And the earth of your beauty
Your love is new every morning
And your faithfulness is ever sure
I say Heaven speaks of your glory
And the earth of your beauty
Your love is new every morning
And your faithfulness is ever sure.
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The fastest route to the destruction of the social fabric of Nigeria is the Culture of Impunity.

What is Impunity?
It is the “exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.”

Imagine then how horrible it is for such thing to become a Culture.
Anything that attains the height of a Culture for any society of people never happens overnight. It takes a gradual condoning of a word, thought, mindset, behavior and such like, by first a few who with the leverage of influence pull in others to their side and Culture happens.
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It is crucial to know your area of comparative advantage. Many think this basic economics concept is passé but that not true at all.
It is at the heart of the differences in competitiveness and productivity of countries.
Imagine me collecting a form for Miss World Competition!
As our world will gradually ease into a Post-CoronaVirus phase when countries reposition their economies, the African countries that will take-off faster and create new opportunities are the ones whose Political Leaders and Policymakers understand Comparative Advantage. /2
As it is with countries, so it is at the individual level. Learn to play to your area of strength, young ones. That’s was comparative advantage helps you do.
Know for a fact that I will never pick a form for any Beauty Contest but there are areas of comparative strength for me./3
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