‘Democracy worth falling for,’ Tinubu speaks on Eagles Square incident


President Bola Tinubu has replied to the social media reaction after he tripped and fell while climbing into a vehicle for a Democracy Day procession at Eagle Square in Abuja, saying it was a day worth falling for.

According to him, as a traditional Yoruba ‘boy’ he was doing dobale (Yoruba word for prostrating to greet elders) at the Eagles Square, saying democracy was worth falling for.

He said: “June 12 represent the heart and soul of our democratic struggle in the country.

Early this morning, I had a swagger and it’s on the social media. They are confused whether I was doing buga or doing babaringa but it is a day to celebrate democracy while doing ‘dobalee’ for today.

“I am additionally Yoruba boy, I did my dobale. Democracy is a day that is worthy of falling for.”