The Biggest Mistake Nigerians Will Make

Jimi Tewe

So, we are only 2 days away from the much anticipated elections…

This particular election is probably the most keenly contested and the one a large proportion of Nigerians (home & abroad) are involved in. It is great seeing all this unfold… but I fear that we might be making a mistake.

The truth is that the election of a Leader (note what I said, not a President) is a trigger for Change/Progress/Transformation (we can’t even use these words easily again without people reading meaning into it). What happens after the election is MUCH MORE important than who gets elected.

Nigerians, our civic responsibility does not end with electing a Leader but in keeping them accountable. No President is immune from temptations of National Infidelity and in the same vein, no President is ‘untouchable’ as long as the people know their constitutional strength.

As important as it is to vote…

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