UAD’s Untimed Anger, Doomed Protests

By Ola S. Sanmi The United Action For Democracy (UAD) last week acted a drama of the absurd. The group assembled idle “area boys” in Lagos in the guise of protests against what it termed policies that exacerbated hardships on Nigerians by the administration of President Muhammedu Buhari (PMB). The only effect of the UAD stage-managed circuit show was to draw attention to itself, as a group resurrecting from the dead. To curry public sympathy, it desperately, but fruitlessly sought to colour their ill-timed and doomed protests with a populist…

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