In the life cycle of every community or State or nation as the case may be, a time comes when the forces of progress gather momentum, enough momentum to withstand the onslaught of the forces of retrogression.
Such is the moment today as the APC candidate flanked by APC governors and who’s who in APC storm Benin to provide wind to Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Mission—- to signal the beginning of the
A man who had it all, propelled by the ancient myth of the invincibility of power, rode roughshod over his friends, his associates and his enablers once he ascended the throne. His belief in democracy only went as far as it would
When I look around Obaseki today, I see a General who could have been. I see a leader who could have been. Having been helped to power, he proceeded to decapitate everyone who helped him on the journey. On the day after
Where is everyone? Na only you waka come?
For Obaseki, that answer is “Yes.”
Every Ministry and every area of govt had a Consultant installed, usually a person from Delta or Lagos, an outsider. The hiring of consultants is the most clever way to steal.
There was only going to be an Alibaba. Who needs the 40 thieves? They were going to slow him down.
Today, as the forces arrayed against him gather at the University of Benin grounds,
For democracy to be said to be practiced, there must be three co-equal arms of government— the Executive,
The PDP knows who he is. They sold him a bogus ticket. He was desperate for a
Everyone who works for Obaseki says the same thing. He is a transactional leader. This is a sharp contrast with Osagie Ize-Iyamu. He connects with you. He builds bridges. He retains friendships.
When the history of his foray into politics is written, one word will feature very boldly—Pride. It goeth before a fall. It is tragic and it is sad.