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Byline: Kunle Oyatomi
Since late Monday morning this week, opposing forces in the Nigeria constitutional crisis began to move decisively. Our president in absentia spoke for the first time, and within 10 hours of his speech, the opposition to his constitutional violations was up in arms in their thousands virtually rejecting Mr. President's excuse for his disregard of the law of the land.
What hurts so much in the quaint episode of the president's 86 seconds remark is the underlying contempt for the people's sentiments and aspirations by doing just the opposite of what Nigerians are demanding of him.
When he left the shores of this country, he didn't think it was reasonable to tell these Nigerians that he was going for treatment.
Then, when he had been away 50 days and still counting, it was then he thought it worth his while to inform Nigerians that he is "getting better." And for …