I discovered the reprint of the book ‘The North and Nigerian Unity’ by chance.
Your article that appeared on Thursday, 9th February, 2017 was not only mischievous but was a clear case of sponsored smear campaign against a noble course that is designed to stimulate the economic base of the state and improve the living condition of its people.
As the Federal Government sets to inaugurate its newly designed Economic Recovery Growth Plan with a view to accelerate the pulling out of the nation’s economy out of recession, it is desirable that the government which has commendably re-introduced history in school, revisit Nigeria’s store of knowledge with respect to the economy.
Where two or three Nigerians are gathered, there are bound to be diametrically opposing pontifications aplenty.
The Board of Editors voted for you in recognition of your antecedents as a dogged patriot, a torch-bearer, a staunch believer in the principle of the separation of powers and ultimately the defender of the democratic faith.
For over a decade, some of us have been familiar with comedian George Carlin’s phenomenal tribute to his late wife.
I just reread Chinua Achebe’s ‘The trouble with Nigeria’ for the umpteenth time and I never tire of the lessons that this very small book can teach those that want to understand Nigeria.