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It Is Time To Get Rid Of Goodluck Jonathan by aribisala0(m): 5:42pm On Aug 06, 2012


it can be dangerous and disastrous if a disease afflicts you and you don't react or respond to it immediately. A lot of times we notice something is wrong with our body and realize we are not feeling the same, but often we fail to locate the problem, seek immediate care and find remedies that will quickly rid our system and body of the unwanted intruder. In most cases the disease could be as fatal as a cancer or a terminal terror. We now have such a terror afflicting our nation, and we need to get rid of it immediately before it spreads to other parts of our national system. Nigeria is going through an unbelievable reversal of fortunes and regressing to the calamities and misrule that we went through in the 1908s under Ibrahim Babangida and Sani Abacha. "The death that will kill a man begins as an appetite," Achebe declared in Arrow of God, that classic that has remained relevant today. The death that will kill Nigeria is now being firmly engineered by the greedy appetite, recklessness, blunder, power-drunkenness and gross insanity in Aso Rock. There is a resident evil spirit in authority and exercising full control over that Villa and no one can escape it; only this time that evil spirit has gained more strength and possessed the ruler residing there. I think the evil spirit first penetrated the wife of the strong man and used her to entrap her husband. Of course, she was already possessed and housed by related evil spirits long before they arrived in the palace.


How did Jonathan's wife obtain a plot of land, secured funds to pay for it, and secure government services and the use of civil servants, including security and related staff to organize a jamboree for some ladies she described as first ladies? Why is Jonathan allowing his wife to use taxpayers' money to fund events, activities, and travels that are not provided for in the nation's budget? How will Jonathan justify this reckless, irresponsible abuse of process and misuse of state funds while not implementing the federal budget? Who is Patience Jonathan in the political structure of Nigeria to go around the nation on state tours and to organize conferences and meetings in the name of the Nigerian government? Is Jonathan serious and sensible with the way he has allowed and still allowing his wife to operate like a functionary of government? Does it look proper, right, decent, sensible and lawful to Jonathan for his wife to tie down and deploy government assets for activities that have nothing, absolutely nothing to do with the development of the nation, service to the people and their well being? I am not sure Jonathan appreciates simple ethics and possesses the decorum needed to function in any office in any decent society. Even among drunkards and in ogogoro fraternities such drunken reckless will be unheard of.

There are too many jobless youths in our nation, hunger is hitting the people so hard, diseases are ravaging the poor, darkness has become the glory of a corrupt nation and the misery motor for small scale businesses and manufacturers, yet Patience Jonathan has an unrestricted access to billions of state funds and grand opportunity to run a parallel administration of her own straight from Aso Rock. Jonathan's wife is going to spend billions of taxpayers' funds to put up a structure that will serve no purpose beside sweetening the buffoon ego and over-bloated image of a wife and an opportunist-in-chief. Aso Rock can claim that every single penny spent on the show of shame was donated but we know that the Nigerian people will pay for it ten times over when contracts are awarded to the very same contractors and suppliers who donated the funds; over-invoicing and heavily-inflated contracts are the hallmarks of this administration and these derive their 'justification' and existence from the 'kick-front' - what Jonathan and his men prefer to call gifts - being offered to him, his wife and sidekicks. Thieves have taken over the land and we have to possess our nation and our future from such reckless and criminal looting. One will expect someone like Jonathan to know better, to be above board, to have overcome the love of filthy lucre which higher education avails scholars. One would have sworn that Jonathan will be better than Ibrahim Babangida and the madman Suni Abacha, but Jonathan seemed to be doing far worse than those two national destroyers and looters. He is not even using budget allocations for the purpose they were meant for. He is squandering billions of naira of federal funds on worthless ventures. He has drained special accounts and he is still emptying them for intangible expenses that are self-derived, and the lives of the generality of Nigerians are worse off than when he took over. This is despite paying more for fuel and paying more for services as a direct result of the partial removal of fuel subsidy.

Jonathan's output so far has been zero and as such he is not having any positive impact on the lives of our people; rather he brings a baggage full of negative impacts and sickening inaction. He is a free spender and a reckless abuser of funds. He is abusing funds at the very same rate he is abusing the collective goodwill of the people. His goodwill account is now heavily overdrawn. Do I support an immediate termination of this disastrous regime? I strongly do and hope that that change should come with automatic alacrity and "by any means necessary," to borrow from that effective and selfless leader Malcolm X. We need to get rid of Jonathan today and, by extension, his semi-illiterate and ego-fueled wife before more damage is done to our collective desire for progress and a renewed hope we all desire for Nigeria. It is preposterous that Jonathan will send a Nigerian air force jet to Blantyre, Malawi to bring President Joyce Banda to Abuja for the jamboree organized by his wife. It was an all-expense paid trip for Joyce Banda, thanks to the money-miss-road in Aso Rock and the insensitive man who is happy to waste national resources. Banda was quoted by two Malawian newspapers as saying that Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan extended the goodwill of a plane to her after noting concerns about the economic hardship Malawi has been going through in the recent past.

It is true that Malawi is in dire straits. It is also wonderful and honest of Joyce Banda to acknowledge the state of her nation's economic situation. But the same cannot be said of Jonathan who is highly unaware of the economic hardship at home and the difficulties the Nigeria's young men and women he would now not be able to assist to find jobs are going through. He is strangely so detached that he is unaware that more than 50% of Nigerians are hungry and that hunger and poverty are terrible in the South-South states, including Bayelsa than in the rest of the nation. What more evidence of waste and glaring irresponsibility do we need to show to substantiate the fact that Nigeria will be better off without Goodluck Jonathan? We need to avoid any further relapse of the cancer that is eating well into the bones of the nation and rid the land of this malignant tumour. President Banda even took advantage of a free jet to route her trip through South Africa to enable her meet President Jacob Zuma for a previously scheduled meeting. Nigeria will pick up all the fees associated with the plane and the trip. It is time to get rid of Goodluck Jonathan. Corruption has never been so pampered and given room to blossom and flourish like this in Nigeria. The Billion Naira thieves are here; they were heralded into the presidential palace by its occupant, their friend and leader, Goodluck Jonathan. The nation is now at the mercy of thieves in this era of looters. Jonathan is nothing but bad luck and a harbinger of a dystopia. He did not come alone - he brought his Jezebel with him, and together they concocted a life loaded with lies and deceit. This is the time to bring the madman's dance in the village square to an end and by all means necessary.

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Re: It Is Time To Get Rid Of Goodluck Jonathan by aribisala0(m): 5:44pm On Aug 06, 2012
It seems few people are happy with this dude
Re: It Is Time To Get Rid Of Goodluck Jonathan by Beaf: 5:48pm On Aug 06, 2012
Is it surprising that all this desperation is coming out of ACN and their minions?
Abeg, make una impeach if una get 7 head na! Lol!

Oando will be tried for subsidy looting. If dem like, make dem kill demsef. grin


Re: It Is Time To Get Rid Of Goodluck Jonathan by warrior01: 6:00pm On Aug 06, 2012
I bet the author is a yoruba man and i ask why do yorubas hate Gej without no justifiable reason?
Re: It Is Time To Get Rid Of Goodluck Jonathan by jmaine: 6:07pm On Aug 06, 2012
[size=18pt] I wish una Goodluck in that futile quest [/size]
Re: It Is Time To Get Rid Of Goodluck Jonathan by Abagworo(m): 6:28pm On Aug 06, 2012
warrior01: I bet the author is a yoruba man and i ask why do yorubas hate Gej without no justifiable reason?

I just don't get why you people seem to tribalise everything. You could have written bias instead of Yoruba. Damn you tribalists!

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Re: It Is Time To Get Rid Of Goodluck Jonathan by icez: 6:41pm On Aug 06, 2012

I just don't get why you people seem to tribalise everything. You could have written bias instead of Yoruba. Damn you tribalists!

Shut up.
Re: It Is Time To Get Rid Of Goodluck Jonathan by Tsmooth1(m): 6:43pm On Aug 06, 2012
I am just confused about this whole Nigeria issues.
Re: It Is Time To Get Rid Of Goodluck Jonathan by TechRev: 6:51pm On Aug 06, 2012
And if only people trying to spread this had put their time to doing things that will better their immediate community and the country as a whole, we would have moved miles ahead.
Re: It Is Time To Get Rid Of Goodluck Jonathan by aribisala0(m): 7:22pm On Aug 06, 2012
Spreading this should achieve that hopefully
Re: It Is Time To Get Rid Of Goodluck Jonathan by princenayo: 7:28pm On Aug 06, 2012

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