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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.
Tackling the structural and institutional biases against women emergence to Public Leadership is core to our Development prospects as a country lagging seriously on all fronts.

The evidences abound that countries are Poorer when they inherently discriminate against their women.
Ultimately, it is our women that will wake the people of this land and continent up from our slumber.
The saddest part of Justice Ikpeme’s experience is that within the last year, this is about the 3rd or 4th of such cases where Justices who happen to be women were egregiously discriminated against for office of Chief Justice.

Too shameful.
Extremely 21st Century indefensible.
The 1999 Constitution is the root and enabler of all the gender bias women suffer in the country.

A little tinkering here and there cannot work out the RIGHT Constitution for our country.

Current Monopolistic Politicians have zero incentive to allow such.

#FixPolitics. ✍🏾
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