‘1999 Constitution is a glorified death certificate’
Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Citadel Global Community Church recently addressed the nation on what he termed, “The Black Box of Nigeria’s Politics.” WALE ELEGBEDE brings the excerpts
Fellow citizens of Nigeria at home and in the diaspora, let me begin by wishing you all a Happy 61st Independence Anniversary once again.
More than six decades ago, as our nation’s founding fathers walked the long road to independence, they were under no illusions about the challenges of forging a nation from one of the most diverse groups of people on earth.
Even as they took great strides in negotiating the terms of our nationhood, they recognized that independence was only the beginning of the difficult, but not impossible, task of nationbuilding.
They understood that, as momentous as the attainment of independence was for Nigeria, the fight for freedom was not yet…