Tue02202018

Last updateMon, 07 Jul 2014 9am

Back You are here: Home Editorial Outlook APC for the Nigeria migraine democracy (2)

APC for the Nigeria migraine democracy (2)

HE turned 2011 failure into hostility which came out to be his nurtured baby, Boko Haram. He was not satisfied; he is now preparing to contest in 2015 by merging his cosmetic political party with other like birds.

Buhari is definitely playing on the intellectual of an average Northerner with his hope that there is no other better individual from the north that could lead the country. He is full of himself to even think that he is the ONLY individual from that part of the country that is capable of governing the country. 

What else does he wants that he could not stay in Kaura Namoda to advise and encourage the younger ones to lead the country, even training or grooming them? Meaning that the merger theory, he would be the consensus, appointed, ordained, selected candidate to represent the merger political party, APC. In addition, he thinks that he would emerge the candidate which is going to be another insult to the Nigeria political migraine.

The Hypocritical statement coming from the Union is not a good report card of what the ANC and CPC are known for in the Nigeria political dispensation. The union “...resolve to form a political party committed to the principles of internal democracy...” whereas the ACN is bent in the method of imposing candidates on its members. It did not deny that in the 2011 election when Chief Akande stated that they have to select their candidates for the positions of the party's choice. Is the APC union getting hypocritical without being ideologically driven? Nigerians hope APC would focus on serious issues of concern to Nigerians, determined to bring corruption and insecurity to an end, determined to grow Nigerian economy and create jobs in their millions through education, housing, agriculture, industrial growth, among others. That pledge notwithstanding, APC has to give PDP the run for its money.

APC went further to state that “...the ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS and offer to our beleaguered people a recipe for peace and prosperity.” Nigerians might ask the role CPC played in the aftermath of Presidential elections in the north killing innocent youths serving their nation under the National Youth Service Corps program, which later escalated to Boko Haram, allegedly linked to Buhari, despite his denial. How could peace return to the environment where Boko Haram focus is on the Christians in the community, discouraging the would-be investors, haven destroyed the meagre development in the North?

What hope would be coming from APC, if not to endorse the undemocratic approaches to the selection of candidates, or the menace of Boko Haram, where there is no freedom of worship known to members of the APC? Would APC stop the increasing mood of despair and hopelessness among Nigerians; realizing that Nigeria is currently in the verge of collapsing since its citizens are being placed in the hopeless situation.

In one statement the country is in crucial need of individuals with AMBITION, the desire to lead the people; FORESIGHT, that can predict and anticipate the future with very strong focus. It  needs an  individuals at all levels that could deal with the world as it is, not as they wish it would be, with good sense of REALISM; with EMPATHY who are sensitive to and aware of needs, feelings, and motivations of Nigerians; individuals that can lead the country out of its challenges realizing that "it's never a "one-man-show".

The country needs a leader who is EMOTIONALLY MATURED and balanced in the face of crises; someone with RESILIENCE who can bounce back from the inevitable setbacks, disappointments, and temporary failures in obtaining any worthwhile goal. The country needs someone with high INTEGRITY, who is honest, truthful, and straight, dealing with every person under all circumstances; with a convincing COURAGE to make decisions and act boldly in the face of setback and adversity, and assumes responsibility for those actions. A high OPTIMISTIC individual who radiate the confidence that all difficulties can be overcome and all goals can be attained, shown in many ways, is ideal for the country.

The country will progress with an individuals who recognize the POWER bestows on them by the Constitution and use such power effectively and positively toward peoples' needs. Strong INDEPENCE people, who know whom they are, what they believe in, and think for themselves, whose "Core Values" are unshakable, is ideal for Nigeria. Finally, Nigeria needs leaders who have that quality of EXCELLENCE that can perform brilliantly in the business task with continuous improvement, realizing that incremental improvement in skills and efficiency could reap far greater reward than an occasional flash of brilliance.

If the leaders of these parties are serious about the merger and really want to liberate the country from the identified and mysterious wolves, Tinubu and Buhari must shelve their personal aspirations, pronounced or hiding. They should democratically, conscientiously allow the party members to choose whosoever they think fit. The country needs someone who has demonstrated or skilful in leadership with 'A FREE RICO PIE', capable of soaring the full responsibilities in managing the affairs of Nigeria with all its teething challenges. The country needs someone who is not religiously biased; who is ethnically blind; who sees Nigerians as a body of the same family that wants something progressively good for the country.

Would APC be better than PanaDolPill in treating the Nigeria political migraine? This is a huge question for Nigerians to answer not APC or PDP.

Social Menu

Wrapper