Four Chinks in Buhari’s Armour

ENI-B, Email: Twitter: @eniolaseni sms: 08055001956

The consensus of opinion to my last week’s article (For Buhari, 2019 Began in 2015) on this page was that President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the capacity to be as strategic as my analysis attempted to locate him. And most people answered in the affirmative, my concluding question, Was it simply coincidence at work? My colleague Wale Olaleye captured nicely the preponderance of views in a text message: “ You took Buhari to a strategic realm he is not intellectually wired to attain even if granted a memory waiver. These are sheer coincidences he can never consciously get close to.” However, my attitude is that a general, like Buhari, who has attended many military institutions where strategy is inculcated as an article of faith would naturally internalize a few things about power – its acquisition and uses. After all the late military leader General Sani Abacha, despite being publicly ridiculed for not passing Staff College, outsmarted the best of our politicians in the power game, and for five years held the nation by the balls. Most politicians in this clime seem not to realize that, in politics as in war, strategy is everything. An anecdote will be appropriate at this point.

Sometime in May 2016, I was on a team of senior journalists from selected newspapers in an interview session with President Muhammadu Buhari to mark his one-year anniversary in office. Seated on a U-shaped table in one of the smaller conference rooms at the Aso Rock Villa, members of the team, some seven or eight of us, were only allowed one question at a time in a dry, rigid format that made it impossible to ask follow-up questions to make for an intellectually engaging interview. Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina, who had earlier laid the ground rules, moved in anti-clockwise direction, calling each member of the team the moment the president was through answering a question. Adesina went round the table twice and closed the session. Aside from his opening statement when he spoke briefly on the economy, among other issues, getting the president to answer questions on the economy was like attempting to make stone absorb water. Always in his elements on any issue on security and corruption, the president would repeat his opening statement to every question on the economy, while shutting down the questioner with a blank, withering stare. And he couldn’t be bothered if the question asked had any bearing to the opening statement he offered to repeat. I came away from the session dissatisfied, disappointed and a little angry, but not without appreciating the rigidity in the interview format as Adesina’s way of protecting his principal.

As you would see presently this anecdote would serve as my entry door to Buhari’s failings in examining the four chinks in his armour, and as in last week, using Robert Greene’s 33 Strategies of War as a guide. Before his election in 2015, it was an open secret that Buhari was very weak on the economy, despite all the resources and energy invested in rebranding him. Somehow a man who had once ruled the country for 20 months, who had failed in three presidential election contests, and who had entered the presidential race for the fourth time at a time the economy was becoming traumatized did not make any effort to improve and develop himself in arguably his greatest area of weakness. He was comfortable to live in the past and to be so judged. Even after one year in office at the time of that interview, his understanding of the economy, which he had promised to turn around in his campaign promises, was passé. That violates Greene’s (the) Guerrilla-War-of-the-Mind Strategy wherein he advises a leader to shun unnecessary attachments to the past, avoid tired formulas, but learn to strike out in new directions. Reinforcing this in The Death-Ground Strategy, Greene affirms that that leader who fails to cut loose from the past and enter unknown territory would be half involved in what he does, be unable to engage the present, as nothing would seem urgent to him. “What most often weighs you down and brings you misery is the past…”

A quick application of this strategy on Buhari, starting with his reputation for parochialism: promised to pay greater attention to the 97% that voted for him as against the 5% that did not; appointed about 95% of security chiefs from the north; advised the World Bank to focus on the north for its projects; north favoured in recruitment to government agencies and in making senior executive appointments; and ministers from the north have better access to him and therefore more powerful. He’s even advanced to nepotism by appointing as ministers and personal aides, particularly in the Villa, a complex network of nephews and nieces and in-laws and other family members. Check.

There is the long-standing reputation for blaming others for every difficulty: the administration has blamed the PDP (Peoples Democratic Party) and former President Goodluck Jonathan for every of its failing and difficulty, including the latest scandal involving the recall of Abdulrasheed Maina of the Pension Board fame. Check. There’s the reputation of being lethargic: it took more than six months to form a cabinet; several agencies have no boards; there’s been no action on charges of misdemeanor against suspended SGF Babachir Lawal and Intelligence chief Ayo Oke, the report of their investigation having been submitted for months. Check. Then of course is the reputation of being weak on the economy: for an economy that had, long before the 2015 election, been advertised as a possible recession candidate, it took Buhari less than six months of taking over to, with every of his economic policy, crash the value of the naira which he had promised to strengthen, increased fuel prices which he had vowed to reduce, caused foreign investors to bail out, fast-tracked inflation from single to double digit, worsened the unemployment situation where he had promised jobs, and sped the engine of the economy into recession. There was only a gradual reversal of the lamentable situation after the economy was almost grounded and when he had to travel to London on his first medical vacation. Check. Imprisoned behind the walls of the past, and relying on the same jaded methods, it was difficult for the administration he heads to be innovative and inventive. The result is unwholesome national misery.

Two, in the Perfect Economy Strategy, Greene advises the leader to pick his battles carefully and not surpass his limits, or overextend himself in order not to end up exhausted and vulnerable, or make the war unduly expensive. “Consider the hidden costs of war: time lost, political goodwill squandered, an embittered enemy bent on revenge”, writes Greene. It doesn’t appear Buhari has so far picked his battles carefully. The administration anti-corruption war has been noisy in form but hollow in substance, a lot of motion but little or no movement. There has been a lot of media trial but some shambolic action where it matters – in the courts. Suspects are unnecessarily detained without trial, charges are duplicated, cases are withdrawn and re-filed, there is no rigour in building convictable evidence against those arraigned, and getting conviction has been a tall order despite the carefully leaked media reports of the alleged refund of billions stolen. It is a testament to the poverty of prosecution of the corruption cases that former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke would be fighting to be brought back home for trial, rather than in the UK where she had initially escaped to. In the light of the cases of others being prosecuted on corruption charges, she must have realized that it would be easier to play the judicial process in Nigeria and walk. As a result, the administration’s political goodwill on that front has been massively eroded, partly because of the time lost without any meaningful progress, and partly, and more crucially, because of the perception that the anti-corruption war is selective as top administration officials and presidential aides accused or even indicted on corruption charges are, as Senator Shehu Sanni inimitably described it, sprayed with deodorant. The anti-graft war, arguably Buhari’s strongest campaign point in the build up to the 2015 election, is today all but a huge joke.

The war against the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has fared no much better. The administration’s penchant for blaming the PDP for its failings and problems after more than two years in office is tiresome and laughable. The easy resort to blame-game creates the impression that the administration has no solution to the country’s problems and therefore hides behind a veil of excuses; and a president who is either not in charge of affairs or is incapable of taking responsibility. The mistakes of the last two years have given the PDP, which was dead and almost buried, a platform to rise like a phoenix and initiate the process of regeneration. Meanwhile, Buhari’s war on some key members of the coalition that brought him to power has weakened his All Progressives Congress (APC). Bola Tinubu is unhappy. Bukola Saraki is nursing his wounds. Atiku Abubakar is frustrated. Rabiu Kwankwaso is bitter. So bad is the atmosphere in the APC that the party has not been able to convene a broad-based meeting of its leaders in the last two years. With most boards of agencies yet to be constituted, there is a feeling of disconnect in the party’s rank and file, the government not having been seen to have empowered party members or at least give them a sense of belonging. Since the 2015 election, Buhari has not made enough efforts to win new support base even as every step his administration has taken daily erodes the base of the support he enjoyed in that election. Rather than woo to his side the two zones – southeast and south-south – which he believed gave him 5% votes in 2015, he has, with his pro-north policies and contemptuous disregard for their fears, further antagonized them. The southwest does not think Buhari has done enough to get their support for a second term, and Tinubu’s believed (mal)treatment complicates matters. The people of the north central and other minority Christians in the north are seething at the administration’s paralysis in curbing the indiscriminate attacks and killings by herdsmen, whose spokesmen the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association once had Buhari as patron. Even among the elite of the northwest and northeast zones, there is a general feeling of unease at the brazen nepotism in Buhari’s appointments.

Three, the application of The Righteous Strategy, which should ordinarily be the administration’s strong point, has become its Archilles’ heel. The righteous strategy is moving to occupy the moral high ground, fighting for a just cause, questioning the enemies’ motives and making them appear evil, deploying guilt as a moral weapon to narrow the opposition’s support base. By constantly whining about PDP maladministration to explain away the country’s problems, and serially blaming Jonathan for digging the grave of the country’s recession, Buhari and his aides wanted to occupy the moral high ground. They were, however, caught in their own trap in that their initial policy choices worsened the economic situation. And the much-celebrated anti-corruption war lost credibility; Buhari’s aides and associates accused of corruption were either peremptorily cleared one after the other, or the report of their investigations was not released. In the circumstance, Buhari was wide open for a moral attack of counter punches from friends and foes alike. “Corruption is fighting back”, the administration’s usual response, has become an empty refrain.

Four, in all this, there is no sign that Buhari has in place an Exit Strategy, which Greene says is “the height of strategic wisdom essential to avoid all conflicts and entanglements from which there are no realistic exits.” According to Greene, “You are judged … by how well you bring things to an end. A messy or incomplete conclusion can reverberate for years to come, ruining your reputation in the process.” Shia’s Ibrahim el-Zakzaky and immediate past NSA Sambo Dasuki are now attracting pity due to prolonged detention without trial. Senate President Bukola Saraki successfully ringed his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal into a political witch-hunt, particularly with government decision to appeal. The structure of government, especially the nature of strategic appointments and recruitments, which has brazenly been in favour of the north and which widens the country’s fault lines, the south has found unsettling. Buhari’s has left many wars in messy or incomplete conclusion, and in the process created bitter enemies.

With Buhari’s reputation standing on feet of clay, the APC coming apart at the seams, the administration punching far below its weight, and the people consumed by anger fuelled by hunger and misery, those who think the president has unassailable claim to a second term may need to return to the drawing board. To restore faith in his administration, Buhari would have to do something extraordinary. From what we have seen of his actions and inactions since 2015, can he? I have my doubts.

  • Scatter

    Eni-B, yes, I agree with the broad sweep of your analysis. But you are factually wrong on Buhari favouring the north on appointments and projects. Northerners generally think the converse is the case, and the hard data published in the media show that the south in general has fared better than the north. The South West has definitely done better than the other sections of the country.

  • FineBoy

    Our choice is to vote in 2019.

    No one has more than 1 vote.

    February 2019, we decide

  • Mystic mallam

    If president Buhari had any amour to be “chinked” in the first place, it was his claim to integrity cast in impenetrable steel. In just two and a half years he has blown that myth to smithereens. Lies, spins and puerile propaganda replaced policy making and the essence of government became finding excuses to cover up the president’s cluelessness, incompetence and sheer lethargy. All that said, the most penetrative of the chinks in Buhari’s very thin amour is how much he has deliberately or cluelessly destroyed the fledgling sinews of national cohesion, unity, peace, security and stability. Go check if Nigeria has been as divided as now since the civil war era.

  • john c

    hmmmmmmm,a well analysed,captured, and educated exposition with a clear cut truth, facts on ground are speaking for themselves, i didnt see apc standing the test of time even though is not really a party par se but just the coming together of a strange bedfellows which has an expiring time, anyway; i use to be a fan of PMB but my trust has long eroded by tsunami of events.farewell to u apc

  • Gary

    Enny B shows the intellectual mule-headedness of our media literati to never yield to inconvenient truths even in the face of incontrovertible evidence.
    Attending Army Staff training and becoming an Army General in Nigeria by seizing the Radio Station at Ikoyi, is per Bello’s view, the equivalent of a doctorate from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

    That the Sun rises at dawn after the Cock crows is no reason for the bird to be credited for the natural phenomenon of the rotation of the Earth.
    It Buhari had a jot of the faux intellectualism ascribed to him, Machiavellian or altruistic, the trajectory of his past and present public career would have been radically different.
    Enni B obviously wants to be relevant again as the politics of of 2019 beckons. So we should indulge his academic fantasy of ascribing to an empty autocrat, an IQ he does not possess.

  • Chichi Girl

    Dear Eni b , this is how to write an article. No bias no patronage just facts. I tend to believe that PMB has been shielded all his life if not why would femi Adesina abhor intellectual debate. Personally I don’t mind leaders conducting interviews in the language they can best express themselves so if Hausa is his thing let him discuss in Hausa. A leader must not know everything. If the economy is not his forte, for heavens sake get an expert to handle it and direct questions to that person. We have more than enough technocrats for this. I have also noticed that you journalists have been looking the other way as regards Kemi adeosun. I don’t read anything about her ignorance in the papers. Is she also an untouchable ?Why is it difficult to engage her. It’s about time we allow this country function. Some of us have no where else to go.

    • Don Franco

      Dear Chichi Girl,

      I agree with you in part; with lots of respect; but please be cognizant and mindful that you have a “Place” to “Go”, its just that you have a preference for a part of a Zoo that have no need of you. It never hurts to be anyone other than who you are.

      • Chichi Girl

        Lol. If the zoo falls, we all go down including Biafra

        • Don Franco

          Dear Chi Gurl,

          Those of us who’re already on the ground need fear no fall; remember that proverb in the land of our fathers?
          Enjoy. We’re out.

  • Country man

    Dear Eni-b,

    Your article is a lot better than most of your compatriots.
    Can Buhari do something extraordinary to turn things around? The simple answer is NO. He lacks the intellectual capacity.

    The fourth estate can really help now by scrutinizing upcoming candidates for elections and vetting them.
    What this country needs is someone with enough balls to change the current chop I chop system.
    You guys in the press can help identify such people

    • Olusola Olusina Micheal

      well country man dont write him off yet, cos sometimes even the dead chikcs can eat corn as yoruba would say

  • Olufemi Bello

    Great op-ed. But does our PMB read ?

    • Don Franco

      No, he doesn’t.

      • john c

        with due respect to u sir, intellectual contribution does not actually goes with insult or disdained of one character to prove a point, especially when it comes to d issue of ur leader

        • Don Franco

          Dear John C:

          Why are you not affronted that your leader has no School Cert? So , you don’t mind? The man lied that he lost his credentials, but that the Army has his originals. .. Army cheked his files and said he didn’t have one; never had one; thereafter he hired 28 SANs to defend the matter in court. Stop celebrating mediocrity, please, John.
          It’s right and just to ridicule a person who’s getting a benefit that he doesn’t deserve or earn.
          Do you think that after him, another clown will come out to contest if their qualifications are not in order?
          Your leader isn’t qualified to be President.

          • shakara123

            GBAM!!! Well Said. FIRE ON

  • Priestley Okorro

    Since 1960 no head of Federal or central government has appointed his tribesman or clansman to head the electoral body. But Buhari has done so. Why did he do so? Please think!

    • Grelia O

      Even fools can answer the question with distinction. He knows he cannot win in a free and fair election. There are many ways to rig an election, most of them covert. He started his machinations pretty early. We are not fooled, though.

      • John

        ” You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time” ……..Abraham Lincoln

        We are waiting for him come 2019, It’s just a couple of months away.

  • RumuPHC

    There really was no armour . It is therefore difficult to spot chinks in a protective cover that was never in place . What we witness, and what Nigeria must grapple with in PMB is poor leadership . No more no less.

    Strategy is high level art employed to promote the success of leadership . Any attempt to relate this height of leadership endeavor to the style of past and present leaders in Nigeria will not just be patronizing but quite sublime and ridiculous. People that stumble into positions of leadership unprepared will naturally have no clue or plans talk less of a functioning strategy.

    Show me a president (or governor) in Nigeria that came prepared for the role and I will point out how prosperous Nigeria is relative to our abundant resources . From Tafawa Balewa through Gen Gowon to Obasanjo and Gen Buhari to Abdulsalami , and from President Obasanjo to Buhari: it has been a long stream of surprised choices and announcements .

    The present case is apparently the most spectacular of all. Perhaps this is why even the most vociferous opponents of GEJ and ardent supporters of PMB are stunned. Clearly PMB is yet to recover from how Goodluck Jonathan handed him the presidency on a platter of gold . Apparently you are very much unlikely to wake up to reality when you walk into a huge undertaking in a daze.

    PMB’s armour was essentially a perception fueled by nostalgia of a bygone military era and revulsion of another PDP political age. Sadly reality and perception are not always in sync as Nigerians witness today. Leadership ,especially the good type , cannot be built on a mythical foundation.

    As we have learnt with Buhari, reliance on assumptions and parroting ancient deeds is not enough when we set out to search for good leadership. Furthermore winning a war is beyond the pursuit of a sole objective. A good candidate for leadership must necessarily have proven and verifiable track record, and promoting such individual must not be simply to oust an incumbent but a much larger desirable aim.

    Apparently the idea of a Buhari candidacy in 2015 was the termination of Jonathan presidency. Olusegun Obasanjo, Bola Ahmed Tinunbu and others like Rotimi Ameachi knew this all along. That is why they have all remained silent when they are all known for their high decibels under the last administration of GEJ. Any Nigerian acting surprised or pretending otherwise must be from Mars.

    Understandably, the search for good leadership is not necessarily an event but a long process. For Nigeria the process is just beginning. The country has stumbled in its pursuit of good leadership as political elite and the people continue to rely on self preservation and parochial interests respectively in the selection of candidates for leadership. Nonetheless the painful experience from the PMB misadventure could possibly be the jolt the country need to get it right in 2017.

    Buhari has served the purpose of his coming to power. Nigerians should not be deceived and people must not deceive themselves. Offering justifications or attempting to rationalize the behavior of Buhari leadership style is therefore unnecessary and quite diversionary. The issue should be on moving forward.

    Progress is when build on past experiences to reap rewards. The question however is whether we are capable of learning lessons and making up for our mistakes as a people ?

    • Chichi Girl

      You sir should definitely have a column. You are articulate and capture most discussions here 360 degrees. Thank you for gracing this backpage

      • RumuPHC

        Thank you. We have a good community here even if don’t always agree.

    • Michael Kadiri SocioPolitical

      As your contribution proves, sometimes the best explanations are the simple truthful ones. Sometimes, the straight route is the best route. Well done sir

      • RumuPHC

        You too sir.

    • Olusola Olusina Micheal

      whaoa.. the most unbiased and educative analysis i have read so far on this abuse nor name calling ,just straight exposition of the PMB person and govt .kudos

      • RumuPHC

        Just adding our two pence…thank you.

    • Edon B.

      Nigerians evidently needs four more solid years of unmeticated hunger to come to their senses on importance of getting good leadership to run its course through a careful recruitment process. If you don’t believe, wait for 2019 to see what a common devalued naira will procure to the political lunatics.

    • john c

      i celebrate u for your articulate and highly intelligent contribution sir

      • RumuPHC


    • Darcy

      Doesn’t IBB meet your preparedness parameters?

      • RumuPHC

        Like many Nigerians that stumbled into positions of leadership , we don’t really know IBB . Where is his biography; what family values does he expose; what political ideology does he subscribe to; and more importantly, where are his published works?

        I suppose it will be extremely difficult for an individual without a Masters Degree to contemplate the concept and intricacies of national leadership in the modern world we live today.

        It is not really an accident that successful leaders in developed world have one or two degrees from a top rated university.

        They can only try their personal best . IBB and many in his clas and generation certainly do not have such preparedness required to successfully lead Nigeria to the desired level.

        • LagLon

          rumu.. eh? and PMBs qualities, writings and utterances are?
          hate to troll you sir, but youve been defending PMB vs (a two degree GEJ!) the duplicity wrt IBB in your raw comment vs your previous positions on PMB is quite astonishing.
          so please do explain how PMB and IBB are different? and how at any point before today PMB was ‘qualified’ to led Nigeria?
          … i think they’re equally unqualified… but IBB has a bit more ‘live and let live’ about him… so would shade it for me..

          • RumuPHC

            Whether IBB or PMB have the requisite preparedness to lead Nigeria to the desired heights today …..the answer is no .

            Who will I vote for as president between GMB and GEJ today as president ….the answer is PMB.

            You need to understand clearly that our lamentation and disappointment with PMB is based on our expectations and the high moral standards we employ to rate PMB which in our opinion he has faired poorly.

            I really prefer not to be drawn into any form of arguments on GEJ and his administration. It’s more than 2yrs and we’ve since moved on . It’s the future that is presently our concern .

            BTW , have you bothered to consider why the PDP is not even considering to field GEJ in 2019?

          • LagLon

            At least you are consistently unaware of your own cognitive dissonance..

            GEJ is passed. im happy he has gone. he has his chance and blew it. its not really about him.

            I brought up GEJ (2 degrees) vs PMB (certificate less) because you talked of education/ degrees etc being a primary criteria of leadership!! but at the same time stand by your decision to back a uneducated savage (ok lets say violent, corrupt, ethnic jingoist – PMB) over an educated person to run nigeria… and you do this in public.

            its amazing.

          • RumuPHC

            Even most of the secondary school teachers that failed a simple pry 4 exam in Kaduna parade 2 degrees.

            When we talk about university degrees we do not mean acquiring certificates from universities as it is in most of the cases in Nigeria. What we actually mean is being awarded with the honour in its truest form- character and knowledge.

            I purposely chose not to vote for president in 2011 elections because I considered both GEJ and GMB inadequate for the office . However I supported the choice of the people after the elections but parted ways with that government immediately the deficiencies of GEJ started to manifest just like as it is with PMB now.

            In 2015 ,again , the choice was between two leading candidates. This time around we voted for GMB on the basis of character and his acclaimed integrity. We equally hoped that his education as a military officer would help.

          • LagLon

            ok.. makes sense. was a big gamble though.
            2019.. we wonder who will oppose him?
            and in abuja they think pmb is a done deal…

    • Thompson Iyeye

      Quite often in the past, we have found ourselves at opposite sides of arguments, disagreeing. I cannot agree more with your views on this issue, which you have so brilliantly provided. Well done.

      • RumuPHC

        Thanks for the compliment. We learn more through arguments and advancing our views. Democracy is about dissenting opinion and we must continue to disagree to agree.

    • Truth Konveyor

      You wasted all your time incoherently dancing around issues and engaging in mischievous distortions of the positive impact the change government is bringing to our land. The columnist was enthrilling himself in academic masturbation in his attempt to discredit Buhari and rubbish his governments attempts at clearing the Augean stable left by the locust and caterpillar sixteen years of PDP destructive leadership. Unsurprisingly, you fail for it, and then in trying to offer unsolicited rework, you took your disdain for intellectual and balanced political discourse to astonishingly juvenile and ludicruous level. In your mischievous efforts to ridicule Buhari and hoodwink the gullible public, you concluded that Buhari’s election was a mistake. Unless one is living outside the earth, the deliberate strategies and policies of Buhari government have began to yield dividends in the areas of the economy, security and anti-corruption. For the first time in Nigeria’s history, we now have a president who was adequately prepared for the job and had vast experience on matters of state. As has shown in a little over two years, Buhari is a man of tremendous integrity and character.
      Nigeria is far better with Buhari after just two years. He is gradually and consistently relaying the foundations of Nigeria’s governance and building the blocks of economic and political prosperity for ALL Nigerians. Advocates of statusquo like you are unsurprisingly uncomfortable at the leadership that focuses more on the lower ends of the society rather than allow the few wicked and corrupt elites to hijack our common wealth. Buhari is not concerned about the opinion of the thieving cabals: he was never elected for them.

  • James Gunn

    Unfortunately, Abba Kyari and Femi Adesina will not show this to Buhari for his national dailies perusal. They will show him a few cartoons and other inane articles. But it doesn’t matter. Even if inec wants to rig him in, he can’t win the south south, South East, South West and North Central in 2019. Let’s see how it goes.

  • Fidelis Arumala

    Eni-B, your op-ed was well structured and articulated, kudos. Like Daniel Obior has RIGHTLY STATED, all eyes should be FOCUSED on INEC. That is where the main course of the menu will be SERVED, the rest are just appetizers.

  • Don Franco

    Dear Eni-B,

    Unlike Segun; Dele, Kayode, and pussilanimous Simon; I can see that you’re a quick study and have aligned your opinion (for the time being), with the consensus of opinion of majority of Nigerians that the Certificateless One will not win in 2019; and if he miraculously does win, it would be by the skin of his teeth; it will be a victory that’s worse than a defeat as the following four years will be one of rivers of blood.

  • Daniel Obior

    Buhari’s strategy of returning in 2019, is the compromising of INEC. This he has successfully done. Everything else is nothing but noise, as far as he is concerned. The beat will simply go on, unless he is snatched by death from us like Abacha. By the way, Abacha did not necessarily outsmart anybody. He simply had the gun, which he used in silencing everyone.

    • Magnus0071mg

      Like Abacha so will Buhari do Dare anybody to confront him
      My prediction is that we should be ready for a bloody election and second term

  • Daniel

    Failed leadership with no redemption in sight.


    I admire this write up with all sincerity. It is well articulated, without prejudice.