The man fondly called Senator or Distinguished is no saint, but even his critics would agree that the moral compass and strong principles in character and political idealogy of this Omoluabi from Ekiti in South West Nigeria are as constant as the northern star.
Most policies were good on paper but became failures at implementation here, while similar policies and others copied from Nigeria were runaway successes elsewhere in places where people meant to progress without allowing geopolitics to get in the way of socio-economic development.
In several of her interviews that I have read or watched on television, Hajia Bala Usman says one thing that makes me pray that we have more people like her in public office is the commitment to ensuring that all third-party contracts with terms skewed against Nigeria’s interest are corrected.
“There are ambassadors who are here years, and pass on, and no one notices that they were ever here, that certainly wasn’t the case with Amb. Adefuye – J.Peter Pham, director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council, Washington, DC.
Although no Nigerian has the right to stop anyone from protest over any issue including taking of loans by the government, resorting to threats and blackmail is Irresponsible and unacceptable irrespective of who is involved.