These are trying times for billions of people across the world. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, nations are taking measures to combat the deadly disease as it spreads rapidly and cripples the global economy. Consequent to the rise in the number of affected cases of coronavirus in Nigeria, the president of Nigeria, Muhammadu…
Obafemi Awolowo, said, in a 1961 speech in London that ‘the influence which a nation exerts, the respect which it enjoys and the prestige accorded to it on the world scene depends on two important factors: the size of its wealth and caliber of its leadership.’
Then leave the rest to the Higher Powers. ‘Duty is ours, event is God’s’. Mr. Segun ‘Mathematical’ Odegbami, exhorted recently in The Guardian that, in the new year of a new decade, Nigeria ‘must change its attitude to the past failures and eliminate the spirit of despair.