Saturday, July 20Nigeria's Authoritative Maritime News Magazine


Clean Sweep Obiano

By Sylvanus Ekpo When it comes to politics and politicking, no one does it better than those who are professionals in the game. And the best of them are in the saddle as governors, ministers, commissioners and local government chairmen. They get their tonic from being those who pour water on the hands of their godfathers. They genuflect, cringe and pass off as subservient until they get the ultimate prize. So, the recent governorship election in Anambra is worthy of note because since the hellish days of former governor Chris Ngige, the state has often been enmeshed in one form of ribaldry or another. Then, the politics of godfatherism held sway. The godfather and the godson were supposed to have an understanding to share the resources of the state as soon as the funds were released ...