Nigeria what a shame
What a hell is going on in Nigeria ?
A constitution is the law of the land and should be obeyed and respected
by any constituent of the country. There is no individual above the
constitution (regardless of status, age, etc).
In as such, I haven’t seen a well pillared democratic country where the
President or his party as a body declares an elected Vice-President seat
vacant without one of the reasons below:
c) Health problems indicating that he/she couldn’t be able to fulfill
his/her obligations to the nation.
With any of these reasons could a Vice-President or President seat be
declared vacant? And as far as both the Vice-President and the President
were elected by citizens vote on the same party’s platform, both are of
the same body. In this, the President has no power to fire his
Moreover, there is no law stated that both the President and
Vice-President have to originate from the same party. Each one has the
right of choice to pick and select any party he/she decides. But the
country’s requisition is both must work together, even if they do not
like each other.
Therefore, I find it hard to believe when I read one of the Nigeria
daily news-paper that President (Obasanjo) and his PDP party declared
Vice-President (Atiku) seat vacant. It should be well known that neither
the President nor his party has any legitimate power or right of any
kind for such a mysterious evil doer decision.
As a Nigerian living abroad, I feel ashamed to be considered as a
Nigerian citizen at this particular moment. We are supposed to be moving
forward not backward. The President (Obasanjo) needs to think twice.
Nigeria is eyed by the Western countries as one of the poorest and
corrupt country in the world, now we are in the process of adding
another emblem or label to ourselves “Morons”. The whole world is
watching and laughing at us. We become the talk of the world. What a