The former Emir of Kano and an ex-governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II, has sensitised Nigerians on the need to hold the political class accountable, for every one of their actions.
Sanusi who disclosed a viral video, said Nigerians take too much rubbish from politicians, noting that the masses should not be intimidated by political leaders.
Speaking further, the former Kano Emir warned that if the politicians are not held to account, coming generations might not have any country to call their own.
He however reminded the political class that because most Nigerians did not go into politics, does not make them inferior to them, noting that Nigerians are too afraid in their comfort zones.
“We cannot be intimidated by somebody because you are a president or you are a governor and we cannot tell you that what you are doing is wrong.
“We have chosen different parts. If I had gone into politics, at least given the people that have access to be president in Nigeria, I could have become president or I could be governor.
“That I choose not to go into politics does not mean I’m a subordinate human being. This is what we all have to learn as Nigerians.
“We take too much rubbish, and we are all too afraid in our comfort zones.
“By the time these guys might have finished with us, our children will not have anywhere to call a nation.
“The only way to retrieve our nation and give our children the future they deserve is, if you are not in politics, you must hold those in politics to account.
“It is not a comfortable situation to be in. When people are incompetent and they don’t like you, you wear their dislike as a badge of honour.
“You can’t be comfortable and feel normal in a distortional environment.
“And for the young people, do not fail. This is your country, this is your future. Help us build this country for you,” Sanusi said.