In precise terms, as a result of the enormity of Nigeria’s physical/material and human resources in the 1950s and shortly after independence, the world projected that Nigeria should and would be among the five most prosperous nations of the world before the close of the 20th century.
This series, in two installments, is an excerpt from a lecture delivered on the occasion of the commemoration of Mrs.
You should be reading our Reflection on Nigeria’s 55th Anniversary as an independent nation, especially in an era where hope of change and national resurgence is bright.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s long walk along with the nation from decades of decadence characterized by despondency, justified dark cynicism founded on unrelieved, dashed hopes, failed promises and dysfunctional governance to widely ad massively held hope of redemptive national transformation began on May 29, 2015.
Hundred days in power of any ruler’s governance has now become the crucial period of reckoning- of rendering initial account of stewardship.
I find this article so intriguing and instructive that I offer it as a guest column this week.
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Reverend Matthew Hassan Kukah, has been in the news in recent days.