A Nigerian Lawyer, Timi Olagunju, has thrown a challenge to the president, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to step out and ask market women what effect his policies are having on them.
Speaking on Channels TV program, the lawyer who describes himself as a “Tech Lawyer”, recalls a lecture given by the president at the University of Ibadan in 2004 or 2005 during which president Tinubu said , “Development is when the market woman is happy that she has food on her table, shelter over her roof and clothing to wear.”
The lawyer went on to say, “you don’t need big grammar to know whether there is development or not. Just ask the average Nigerian. In quote, the market woman and the likes. They will tell you whether there is progress or not.”
Mr. Olagunju then urged the president to use his own yardstick to measure his progress by going out – probably in disguise – to ask the average Nigerian typified by market women if his policies are having a positive or negative impact on Nigerians instead of listening to his advisers who might not be telling him the truth.