A Letter To Nelson Mandela by Mike OlufemiArticles/Opinion, Letters/Rejoinders Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
Dear Dr. Nelson,
Please, when you get to the world beyond, tell Herbert Macaulay that the party he founded has been turned to People Destroying Party or better still Papa Deceive Pickin.
Tell Obafemi Awolowo that we now pay school fees without going to school.
Help me tell Nnamdi Azikiwe that the long wall to democracy that he built has fallen, only the cracked fence still stands.
Tell Chief Anthony Enahoro that the independent nation he fought for is no more.
Tell Ahmadu Bello that our judicial system now favours the rich.
Tell Muritala Muhammed that we still use kerosene to cook and candles to see.
Tell King Jaja of Opobo that we are still slaves in our country.
Please, tell Dele Giwa that Nigerian press has been bought with money.
Tell Chinua Achebe that things have fallen apart.
Tell Yaradua that we are back to zero point agenda.
Tell Fela that his prophecy has come to reality. NIGERIANS ARE SUFFERING AND SMILING!
….. And please don’t forget to tell Prof. Iyayi that Federal government paid N200 billion into ASUU account but they have not seen alert.
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