Thursday, December 19, 2013

The Season of Open Letters - Iyabo Obasanjo Writes to Father Olusegun Obasanjo

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I found this letter especially noteworthy because we rarely have whistle blowers, and I often ask why not? One of the reasons is our culture of family ties, loyalty due to friendship, and the fear/respect/awe of the young for anyone older. In this letter, Iyabo Obasanjo breaks all the rules. I do not claim to know the veracity of all aspects of this letter, but I found lots of it very insightful on how government is run in Nigeria and the mindset of those who get involved in politics. Read Iyabo's letter in full below...