My Tribute To Late Professor Pius Adesanmi, By Deji Adeyanju

My Tribute To Late Professor Pius Adesanmi, By Deji Adeyanju

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Pius Adesanmi
Professor Pius Adesanmi

Pius Adesanmi, a Nigerian-born professor teaching at Carlton University, Canada, was killed in the Ethiopian Airlines crash of Sunday, March 10, 2019. He was a popular columnist and social and political commentator.

Oh Pius,‬
‪The son of Adesanmi,‬
‪The son of Isanlu,‬
‪A proud son of Okun land,‬
‪The land of my birth. ‬
‪A patriotic.‬
‪A hero by all standards. ‬
‪Saved from bad Nigerian roads,‬
‪Drowned in the skies.
You didn’t experience oppression yourself,‬
But you spoke against it at every given opportunity.
‪You didn’t know Zakzaky,‬
‪You didn’t know me,‬
‪But you spoke against our oppression and persecution. ‬
Sleep well comrade.
Till we meet again on the other side.

– Comrade Deji Adeyanju

Deji Adeyanju is a political activist and convener of Concerned Nigerians. 



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