Bakare was Buhari’s running mate in the 2011 presidential election — the team challenged on the foundation of the Congress for progressive Change.
The Senior pastor of the Citadel Global Community Church, previously known as Last Downpour Gathering, Tunde Bakare, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari never tunes in to his thoughts on the most proficient method to push Nigeria ahead.
Talking with BBC Yoruba, Bakare said Nigerian pioneers are ruin and have guided the country to its present status.
He said numerous individuals decided in favor of Buhari on the grounds that they believed that, as a previous military pioneer, he would comprehend the country’s intricacies and have the option to lead the country on the correct way.
“Things have flipped around. They say the elderly folks are the ones upsetting the country, however it began with the adolescents. The overthrow plotters in the military — there are individuals that were 20 years of age, 30 years of age — they are the ones that carried us to where we are. They brought us here before they developed old in the work and would not leave,” Bakare said.
“On the off chance that a tactical assumes control over a country, they will not leave until things become awful. They will loot each possible item is no more. Notwithstanding, there are still acceptable ones among the rotten ones.
“Our chiefs are bad. We should expect the military obliterated the public authority, what befallen our regular citizen government? Albeit large numbers of them moved from the military, we actually couldn’t say whether we are in a military or regular citizen time. Nigeria will keep on breaking down except if we pivot and offer peace and ask those more grounded than us to help us.
“I was in my home when I began the Save Nigeria Gathering. It was to help the country. I never knew (Goodluck) Jonathan or (Umaru) Yar’Adua. God just showed me a dream and I began moving around, saying ‘don’t release Nigeria terrible’. Educator Wole Soyinka, (Resigned Gen. Alani) Akinrinade, prestigious individuals of Yoruba extraction went along with us.
“That was the place where Buhari originally saw me and concluded he could bring me close. We as well, we needed to know his goals for Nigeria. That was the manner by which we met in Kaduna. I had as a top priority to help Nigeria yet when (Obafemi) Awolowo couldn’t turn into the president, as a decent individual, I washed my uninvolved.
“Individuals thought somebody who had once filled in as a tactical head of express, that once he becomes president, Nigeria will be better and reformist however rather than things to improve, everything has deteriorated.
“Yet, God isn’t snoozing. A portion of my companions blame me for carrying Buhari to control. I disclosed to them that he is somebody I used to see and talk about the path forward with, that he would tune in yet once you don’t leave anything, emerges from the conversation. At that point I chose to remain back.”
Bakare, nonetheless, said he had not lost expectation and he continues to ask that there will be a turnaround for the country.
On the mission for Oodua Republic, Bakare said such fomentations are a consequence of the situation in the country.
“I have never seen Sunday Igboho. This is the time he should come see me however he can’t come. Be that as it may, he has met for certain noticeable Nigerians,” he said.
“In the event that things were alright; individuals could take care of themselves, have steady employments, no grabbing… previously, no one was requesting what Sunday Igboho is disturbing for as of now. However, I realize that when all is good and well, individuals will say Yoruba pioneers alarmed them since now the seniors have not advised them to request Oodua Republic.
“We should discover a method of gaining Nigeria headway. We can’t leave our country for another. We need to stand firm and make Nigeria work. At the point when dissenter bunches see that things are improving in the country, they will drop their complaints.”