Jonathan has no vote for Tinubu – Bayelsa activist

Main environmental and human rights activist, Ann-Kio Briggs, has berated All Progressives Congress presidential candidate Bola Tinubu for in search of help from former President Goodluck Jonathan within the upcoming 2023 normal election.

Briggs, who spoke to The PUNCH on Wednesday whereas responding to Tinubu’s consultative go to to Jonathan Tuesday at his residence in Abuja, described the APC- normal flag bearer as shameless.

She stated Tinubu needs to be ashamed of consulting Jonathan about his presidential race a couple of years after he piled up a slew of verbal assaults and insults on the previous president and his spouse, Persistence, as a result of he was a minority president of Ijaw within the Niger Delta.

Briggs famous that Tinubu was one of many opponents of the Jonathan administration, which mobilized opposition to him, calling him all types of derogatory names.

She stated: “Politics in Nigeria is a grimy recreation about personalities, not concerning the individuals, if not then Tinubu needs to be too ashamed to go to Jonathan and sit on the chair in his home. sit down.

“This can be a man (Tinubu) who can not distinguish between ideological politics and shameful politics. They insulted him (Jonathan), they insulted his spouse.

“They made effigies to mock Jonathan; they organized ‘Occupy Nigeria’ and paraded coffins and did every kind of issues to Jonathan. At present they go to Jonathan shamelessly, sitting in his chair in his home.”

Briggs described Jonathan as “a good-hearted man and Ijaw son” who had been confirmed proper on many fronts, emphasizing that he had acknowledged whereas in workplace that he was probably the most insulted and mistreated president.

The activist stated Tinubu and his ilk ought to understand that the oil and fuel wells in Jonathan’s Niger Delta remained Nigeria’s sources of meals and welfare, including that “after all of the insults , he has no concept, they’re now visiting Jonathan and sitting in his home.”

Earlier on her Fb web page, Briggs had expressed comparable views, saying that each one anti-Jonathan components, together with the APC presidential candidate, ought to payback interval.

She said that Tinubu could not hate Ijaw individuals in 2015 when Jonathan misplaced his reelection bid and hoped to win within the upcoming presidential election in Ijaw land.

Briggs went on to say: “One after the other, from prime to backside, all of them return to Jonathan to get their shovel of sizzling coals on their heads. I’ll inform the APC/Tinubu free of charge that if Ijaws votes for him it is not going to be on a stage for him to say victory in Ijaw nation. He cannot hate Ijaws in 2015 and count on Ijaws to vote for him in 2015. Jonathan is an Ijaw son and husband, however not all Ijaws are Jonathan.

“Go and accumulate your debt from Buhari, Jonathan can not vote for you in our creeks, swamps and mangroves. Ijaw youths is not going to eat the corn and groundnuts you provide, now we have sufficient plantain, fish and all of the oil and fuel we have to import no matter we need to eat.”

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