Browsing: Olusegun Obasanjo

As he spoke, I placed him side by side all the presidents after him, in terms of depth and commitment to the Nigerian nationhood and I shook my head. To place him side by side President Muhammadu Buhari, for instance, would be a criminal comparison. Whoever attempted it should be tied to the stakes and shot

The monarchs in their submission before the Senate Ad  hoc Committee on Constitution Review said that for peace and security to reign in the country, particularly at the grassroots level,  the traditional rulers must be given  constitutional role in governance as was the practice in the past from pre – colonial era , during colonial period and even post colonial era up to 1976.

Extending his warm greetings to family, friends and associates of the statesman, Kalu noted that Obasanjo has played various roles in nation building in the military and civilian regimes.

Today, February 22, as he marks his 65th birthday, it’s apposite to peek into the life odyssey of the man who easily typifies the true Nigerian spirit of courage and productivity even in the face of crippling headwinds. Needless to say that no comet heralded his birth but his life has been a herald of hope for humanity and the nation. And if every victory has a scar, as it’s often said, then Leo Stan Ekeh bears many scars, seen and unseen.

Eze, who is from Echara/Isiagu Ward in Igboeze-South Local Government Area of Enugu State, joined the APC on Tuesday at the local government party secretariat, Ibagwa-Aka, where he registered.