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|Afe Babalola Wants Nigeria To Cut Ties With US by AloyEmeka9: 6:14pm On Jan 07, 2010|
Afe Babalola wants Nigeria to cut ties with US
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Eminent lawyer , Chief Afe Babalola wants Nigeria to review its diplomatic relations with the United States of America. Reacting to the listing of Nigeria on the terror watch list by Washington after the arrest of Farouk Abdulumutallab for allegedly trying to bomb a plane in America, Babalola described as ‘unjust and disturbing’ the classification of Nigeria as a country of dangerous people on account of one isolated incident.
”It is unfair and disturbing to use one single case against Nigeria. Citizens of other countries, including Americans and Britons, have been arrested for grievous offences around the world, and only such individuals have been held accountable.
“One recalls the case of a British citizen executed recently in China for smuggling into that country a large consignment of cocaine. China did not blacklist Britain.
“It is more disturbing because the alleged offender has not been found guilty in the face of the law,” Babalola argued.
Meanwhile, Babalola has blamed the poor quality of education in Nigeria for the emergence of deviant youths like Farouk Abdulmutallab, the 23-year old arrested in America for alleged terrorism.
Addressing pioneer students of the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti,at a welcome dinner party Monday night, the former Pro-chancellor of the university of Lagos said profiling[b] “Nigerians as a dangerous people because of one person is wrong and unacceptable but the truth remains that Nigerian universities have failed in the past two decades in their duty of educating our youths properly”
The septuagenarian, who has built the most comprehensive private university in the country, said he was determined to reverse the ugly trend by investing enormous resources in the university built onabout 130 hectares of land.
|Re: Afe Babalola Wants Nigeria To Cut Ties With US by violent(m): 6:20pm On Jan 07, 2010|
and where did he mention cutting ties with the US?
Nigerian media and their famous habits of quotes and misquotes
|Re: Afe Babalola Wants Nigeria To Cut Ties With US by sjeezy8: 6:22pm On Jan 07, 2010|
I dont see cut ties anywhere
The guy is saying everything everyone else saying.
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