If crises are good for one thing; they make perfectly obvious who are true leaders and expose charlatans and pretenders.Sim Shagaya
As much tragedy that can befall a nation, there is no greater tragedy that can befall a nation than incompetent leadership.
The past week would reveal to all that the bane of leadership in Nigeria is tribalism and religion. When merit isn’t the basis for electing leaders, tragedies like this will continue in Nigeria.
Abule Ado Explosions
Sunday the 15th of March will remain indelible in the minds of residents of Abule Ado.
As of yesterday, the death toll stands at 23. A sad and terrible accident that shouldn’t have occurred.
The Governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu would visit the scene and remark that he had never seen anything like it.
Next, he would create a N2bn relief fund for the victims. Ironic considering that Lagos State once spent N2.4bn on cars.
To add insult to injury, President Buhari would fail to visit the scene. The Governor of Lagos State would take the photographs of the scene to him.
Let Them Come Until My Daughter Returns
The above picture was taken on the 19th. The ban would come into effect on the 20th of March.
Nigerian Doctors begin Strike
To worsen an already bad situation, the doctors in Nigeria have gone on strike.
This is due to the lack of payments of salaries. At a time with a pandemic on our hands, it is hoped that the situation is resolved.
So there you have it. A roundup of the 11th week of the year.
Do remember: “Bad governance will kill everyone”.