The political camp of the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party in the 2023 election, Atiku Abubakar, has spoken on the protest against Minister of Works, David Umahi, by workers of the Ministry.

Daniel Bwala, a former aide to Atiku, in a post on his X handle, said Umahi must have learnt a lot from the face-off with the workers, adding that Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Nyesom Wike, will also witness protest against his actions if he fails to jettison dictatorial attitude common with Nigerian governors .

The Borno-born Bwala said Umahi must have learnt that Nigerians are tired of nonsensical behaviour.

He tweeted: “The minister of works must have learned these from the workers’ union:

“Dictatorial Governors are the problem of Nigeria.

“There are rules and regulations which govern governance, not whims and caprices.

“You may dominate a tribe, you cannot dominate all tribes.

“There is a big difference between states and the federation.

“Nigerians are getting fed up with nonsensical behaviors.

“Even civilians, when they are in power long enough, behave like the military.

“The next (ex-governor) minister to encounter protest and resistance is the FCT minister. That’s why we advised PBAT not to appoint ex-governors as ministers.”

PlatinumPost reports that during the week, Umahi had prevented some staff from gaining access into the ministry for coming to work late.

Aggrieved by the action of the former governor, the workers began a protest in front of the ministry and blocked all entry points into the ministry.



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