The people of Owerri Zone are complaining of marginalization, if that's true, charity they say begins at home. The alleged political marginalization against Ngor Okpala is more in Owerri Zone than in any other zone. For instance, Owerri Zone is made up of 4 political blocs.
Without doubts, politics in Nigeria has assumed different dimensions unknown to anywhere in the lexicon of political processes. Undoubtedly, in other countries, there are some unusual political behaviors. But here in Nigeria, we have injected several behaviors into our political processes.
With the recent visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the United States at the behest of President Donald Trump, Nigeria is once again returning to global reckoning and applause. Firstly, it threw up a lot of positives about Nigeria, and this was adequately acknowledged by the US President, Donald Trump.
Four years have passed since 14th April 2014 when 276 girls were abducted in a girl's secondary school in Chibok, Borno state in the northeast of Nigeria by the Boko Haram Terrorist group. The outpouring of emotions was unlike anything I have experienced in my lifetime. Fast forward to 19th February 2018, about 110 schoolgirls were abducted in the Government Girls Science Technical College in Dapchi, a small community in Yobe state, by a faction of the terrorist group. Most of the girls secured their freedom after a series of back-channel negotiations between the sect and the Nigerian government. While image-makers of the President Muhammadu Buhari led government cheered, and declared victory, I was filled with mixed feelings.