Mr. Smart Adeyemi, a federal lawmaker from Kogi state has said the current Democratic administration under Muhammadu Buhari is worse than military dictator.
The Kogi Senator, said the current Nigeria democracy has been criminalized.
Adeyemi made this known while contributing to “a bill for an Act to establish the National Electoral Offences Commission and for Other Related matters.”
The lawmaker said a situated where criminals emerge as leaders makes Nigerians look at politicians as criminals.
“Mr. President, when people of questionable character become leaders, then what is the future of that country. In fact, I am compelled to say, military era is better than Nigeria’s democracy currently.
“When you talk about maladministration and misappropriation of public funds, it emanates from people who have criminal records, people who have no background were elected or forced themselves into power.
“Mr. President, this is one of the best bills that we must all support.
“We are living witnesses to bad governance and bad representation in parliament. We must support this bill to bring good people into power, not charlatans, not ragamuffin.
“People who have criminal records come to the National Assembly to make laws.
Mr. Ahmad Lawan while opposing Adeyemi, said military era cannot be compared to democracy in whatever circumstance.
Lawan the Senate president reminded the Kogi lawmaker that his statement is his personal opinion and does not represent the position of the Senate.