When the 9th Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, marked his 80th birthday-anniversary recently, friends and associates gathered at Akure, the Ondo State capital, to celebrate his life and accomplishments in and out of public service.
I had known Chief Olu Falae, former secretary to the government of the federation and minister of finance, only by reputation. When, on Nigeria’s return to democratic rule in 1999, he contested the presidential election and almost won, I started following him closely. Since then I made sure I read virtually all his interventions on…
Nationsl leaders of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Monday berated both the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for lacking the “ideology to solve various socio-economic challenges facing the country.”