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@funmioyatogun My dear Funmi, your tweet wrenched my heart because I do follow your exceptional hardworking trail on this Street.
1. Would you like to learn more about a non-partisan initiative @fixpoliticsnig for structural change of our Political Culture and its perennial dismal outcomes?
@funmioyatogun @fixpoliticsnig A minimum threshold of effective Public Governance that enables Citizens and Business is central to all prosperous societies. We’ve lacked that. The root is “a political culture that subordinates Collective Interest to Private Gain”. We must #FixPolitics for Good Governance.
@funmioyatogun @fixpoliticsnig The initiative @fixpoliticsnig came out of my research as a Richard von Weizacker Fellow @BoschAcademy .
Here are snippets of a conference held in Lagos on the interim findings.
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We are 2 decades into the 21st Century of disruptive technologies.
Countries are seriously harnessing the best minds to position well for the 4th & 5th Industrial Revolutions.

Cross River State overlooks an eminently competent woman as Chief Justice, because?
The irony in the Justice Ikpeme matter is that the Governor of Cross River State is a man with the title of Professor to his name.

Imagine how those fellows in the State’s House of Assembly failed to connect-the-dots in their gender-bias against an eminently qualified woman.
We the citizens are not yet ready.
When we are, we would stop these crass politicians who are determined to always drop public institutions to the lowest common denominator because of silly considerations.

Justice Ikpeme is a winner.
Cross River State lost. Yes, it lost big.
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Farewell, ⁦@BerlinTourism⁩ .
Many thanks ⁦@BoschAcademy⁩ ⁦@BoschStiftung⁩ for a most productive and rewarding months of research.

The common facts of today are the products of yesterday’s research.
~~ Duncan MacDonald
This great team @BoschAcademy made my time in Berlin extremely productive in knowledge gain. Bless you all! 🤗🙏🏾
Hear word, Nigerians.
Hear word, Africans.

We can never speedily tackle poverty and get to Inclusive and Equitable Economic growth, development and prosperity with our current political culture.
We must #FixPolitics. We have to.
We must break this legacy of dynastic poverty.
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After all the number of politicians in our corrosive political system that cause Nigeria’s daily deterioration and decline are not up to that number. #FixPolitics
Can we find from among our population of 190 million, a little less than 1 million people with the mix of character, competence and capacity to lead at different levels and are prepared to become our new political class? I honestly think we can. #FixPolitics
We must have important national conversations on a public campaign financing model that will remove barriers for young people and women. #FixPolitics
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