Author: The Eagle Online

We know that the chemistry has not always being like that in this country between the President and the Vice-President and between the Governor and his Deputy-Governor. I cannot remember whether any President has ever handed over to his Vice-President in similar circumstance. When President Umar Musa Yar’Adua was ill, Vice-President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan remained Vice-President until other forces intervened. When that brave woman, Professor Dora Akunyuli raised the issue that President Yar’Adua should be declared incapacitated, she was shouted down by loyalists in the cabinet who labeled her a traitor. In deference to them among other reasons, President Jonathan did not bring her into his government.

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SERAP,

In a statement on Wednesday by SERAP’s Deputy Director, Timothy Adewale, the organization said: “SERAP can confirm that the ICC is now considering our petition. We have received communication from Mark P. Dillon, Head of Information and Evidence Unit of the ICC indicating that the court will give due consideration to our petition.”

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“Not really. But I have just joined a group of concerned Nigerians who are planning to go to the Presidential Villa in Abuja to help sort out this issue of rats that invaded the President’s office and chased him out of his office as the BBC reported.”

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Otti, who was a former banker, also promised that a special ministry would be created to re-design and rebuild Aba, adding that he had the international connection and integrity to access grants and investment from multinational organisations for the overall development of the state. In his own words: “There are multinational organisations with grants and aids tied to developmental needs, such as water, electricity, rural development and agriculture. But such monies will only go to people who have a track record of credibility and transparency.”

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