In recent times, Nigeria has repeatedly featured in the news as one of the poorest countries of the world. Precisely, in far away South Africa, the British Prime Minister, Mrs. Theresa May opined that Nigeria is the capital of the World's poorest people.
There is one quote which over the years has dominated the writings of many authors in the realm of politics often attributed to different authors until recently attributed to John F. Kennedy. That quotes is this, “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible make violent revolution inevitable.”
As a citizen of Imo State and as one involved in a job that gives me the opportunity to feel the pulse of the people, I feel obligated and want to express my views and perhaps that of the generality of the people of the state on what has now become the hype in celebrating the performance of the government of Owelle Rochas Okorocha.
When I adopted the metaphorical caption of this piece, what flashed through my mind was the book, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" written by Lewis Carroll (1865). The book presents a captivating catchphrase, "I can't go back to yesterday ...." Here, time frame or day was used as a metaphor for a place or somewhere. In the said book, Alice made the metaphorical statement when she was asked to talk about her adventures in Wonderland.