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Bakare accuses Obasanjo of killing students’ unionism

18 November 2014, 15:17

Lagos - The Convener of Save Nigeria Group, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has  accused former president Olusegun Obasanjo of killing students’ unionism in the country, as the military Head of State in 1978, Premium Times reports.

He made the allegation at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta on Monday at this year’s anniversary of the International Day of Students.

He said Obasanjo as the Head of State in 1978, used brute force to repress the students’ during the ‘Ali Must Go’

Also read: Obasanjo blames Jonathan for PDP crisis

Some students were killed in the protest by law enforcement agents, and one of them was Akintunde Ojo.

Delivering a paper titled, “Good Governance: Sustainability of Democracy, the Role of Students in the Forthcoming General Elections,” Bakare said it was unfortunate students unionism has been hijacked by never do wells.

Read more at Premium Times

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