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If one has not occupied a position of leadership, one would not fully understand the truism of William Shakespeare’s wise words: “Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.” But those who wear the crown know where it hurts. So it is with the leadership of the Federal Inland Revenue Service at this inauspicious time.

In my Easter message to the good people of Anambra state a few weeks ago, I noted that the disruptions to the global economy brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic will be huge. Monitoring the spread of the virus since, it’s obvious the pandemic is already having a very devastating impact on Nigeria, including the health and economic well-being of the good people of Anambra State.

I know the organizers have collated the votes and this will lead to the emergence of the official Silverbird man of the year. However, my man of the year are also the gallant men and women of the Nigerian Armed Forces who paid the supreme price to protect us from terrorists and those who desire to divide us.