Reversing Brexit Is The Only Option, If Britain is To Survive and Thrive

Adebayo Adeniran
3 min readJan 13, 2022

It’s as clear as day.

Sandro Cenni via Unsplash

It’s only a few days in 2022 and yet all seems gloomy as ever.

And no, I am not referring to the early nights of winter nor am I alluding to the fate of my favourite soccer team, but I am whinging about the very same thing that I written about a number of times over the last few months.

Yes, you’ve guessed it.


The festivities are over and reality has sunk in again for millions of folks in and around the United Kingdom.

With soaring inflation, the national currency —the pound sterling — has lost quite a bit of its value and this isn’t helped by the fact that our taxes and utility bills are about to increase. All of which we were told in 2016 would be completely unaffected by Brexit, as evinced by the image below.

Screenshot from Twitter

And just as we were starting to come to terms with our miserable existence in 2022, another scandal erupted from the Johnson led government that umpteen parties were held while the rest of the country was firmly locked down back in 2020.

You would think that with every unfolding, unsavory episode from the corridors of power that the man in charge of running the country would have been kicked out of power?

No, not for a second.

And therein lies the supreme paradox of the simultaneously profoundly incompetent and unsackable prime minister.

Boris Johnson was responsible for ensuring the success of the greatest political change in generations and the governing party and its financial backers are firmly wedded to the notion that no one else could have made Brexit possible. Regardless of his peccadilloes, his lies, his consistent betrayal of the British people, for as long as “BoJo” remains prime minister, the conversation on reversing Brexit will not happen.

And this is why his position as Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury of the United Kingdom remains unassailable today, as it was the very day he kissed the hands…

Adebayo Adeniran

A lifelong bibliophile, who seeks to unleash his energy on as many subjects as possible