Omokri ’s petition on Tinubu: 15,000 persons sign in day 4
A petition, initiated by Mr. Reno Omokri, the Special Assistant on New Media to former President Goodluck Jonathan, urging the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate a former Governor of Lagos, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has reached 15,000 signatures in just four days.
The petition had reached 10,000 signatures in just the first day.
According to report, this is a record which no political petition on Nigeria has reached such numbers in so short a period of time.
According to the petition, “on election eve, bullion vans went into Tinubu’s home.
“The next day thugs invaded opposition strongholds injuring many. Who paid them?” he asked.
Reno Omokri wrote:
“Calling for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate Bola Tinubu for contravening the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act of 2011, by having bullion vans ferry alleged large sums of money into his house on the eve of the 2019 Presidential election.
“Dear citizens of Nigeria,
“Let’s take our country back by signing this petition to compel the EFCC to investigate and prosecute Bola Tinubu for contravening the Money Laundering Act, by ferrying bullion vans into his house.
“Don’t say ‘na today’, or ‘leave matter’. We as Nigerians must stop confusing cynicism for wisdom.
“If we do not fight for our country, who will? George Floyd’s death sparked a revolution in America and we joined.
“We did not say ‘na today’, or ‘leave matter’. You and I can make a difference with this petition.”
He concluded with a hashtag “#EFCCMustInvestigateTinubu”.
The petition, which was kicked off on Thursday, August 20, 2020, has seen 15,173 persons sign as at press time.
He enjoined all to sign the petition via this link.
About Reno Omokri
Bemigho Reno Omokri is an author and lawyer.
Omokri was the host of Transformation with Reno Omokri, a Christian teaching TV show broadcast on San Francisco’s KTLN and Detroit’s Impact Network.
He is the founder of a multimedia project, Build Up Nigeria, and has produced a series of short films in the U.S., according to Wikipedia.
Until May 29, 2015, Omokri was the Special Assistant on New Media to former President Goodluck Jonathan.
He is an unapologetic critic of President Muhammadu Buhari and his government.
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