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Re: How Awolowo Destroyed Southern Unity by APCHaram: 8:56am On Feb 21, 2017
FriendChoice:


Am not in total agreement with what you said. But hypothetically let's assume its true. Why not put the past behind you, forgive and forget. Then move on.

Can a snake be trusted?

I hold firmly the believe that : yorubas are harmless as enemies but treacherous as friends.

Give them a wide berth and just like snakes they can't strike
Re: How Awolowo Destroyed Southern Unity by Nobody: 9:02am On Feb 21, 2017
APCHaram:


Can a snake be trusted?

I hold firmly the believe that : yorubas are harmless as enemies but treacherous as friends.


Did they not trust ss 2011 ? What did they get in return?
Re: How Awolowo Destroyed Southern Unity by APCHaram: 9:17am On Feb 21, 2017
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Did they not trust ss 2011 ? What did they get in return?

A young girl found a young snake lying. Frozen in the snow

She took it home with her, warmed it by the fire place and placed it on her bosom

The snake after being revived suddenly struck the girl.

The girl wrenching from pain looked at the snake and asked why? The snake replied "I couldn't help it for I am a snake".

Ingrates will remain Ingrates.

With a buoying economy under GEJ the same SW benefited mostly from economic activity to the point that Lagos was ranked as one of the top economies in Africa.

GEJ complied with both quota system and true federalism so what is their problem?

What I know in life is that the more you help some people the more they end up hating and resenting you. Case in point the north and sw under GEJ.

Now that they are in power how is their general condition?

When hate and envy envelope your judgement you end up shooting yourself on the foot.
Re: How Awolowo Destroyed Southern Unity by Nobody: 9:29am On Feb 21, 2017
APCHaram:


A young girl found a young snake lying. Frozen in the snow

She took it home with her, warmed it by the fire place and placed it on her bosom

The snake after being revived suddenly struck the girl.

The girl wrenching from pain looked at the snake and asked why? The snake replied "I couldn't help it for I am a snake".

Ingrates will remain Ingrates.

With a buoying economy under GEJ the same SW benefited mostly from economic activity to the point that Lagos was ranked as one of the top economies in Africa.

GEJ complied with both quota system and true federalism so what is their problem?

What I know in life is that the more you help some people the more they end up hating and resenting you. Case in point the north and sw under GEJ.

Now that they are in power how is their general condition?

When hate and envy envelope your judgement you end up shooting yourself on the foot.



No sir tell yourself the truth. SW is marginalized despite their support. Without their vote, GEJ might lose the election.

But what do they get in return?

President - SS
V.President - NW
Senete President - NC
Speaker - NW
Chief Justice - NW
Gov of central Bank - NW

Minister For Petroleum - SS
Minister of finance - SS
Minister of education - NW
Cheif of defence staff - NE
I.G of police - NW and NE



They support Gej but he push them away.

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Re: How Awolowo Destroyed Southern Unity by APCHaram: 9:39am On Feb 21, 2017
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No sir tell yourself the truth. SW is marginalized despite their support. Without their vote, GEJ might lose the election.

But what do they get in return?

President - SS
V.President - NW
Senete President - NC
Speaker - NW
Chief Justice - NW
Gov of central Bank - NW

Minister For Petroleum - SS
Minister of finance - SS
Minister of education - NW
Cheif of defence staff - NE
I.G of police - NW and NE



They support Gej but he push them away.

The speaker position was zoned to them until the Yoruba Muslims controlled by Tinubu supported Tambuwal over Patricia Etteh.

And you know the list of ministers you presented plus political appointees is incomplete.

Jonathan met all constitutional requirements in attaining true federalism in all his appointments.

Maybe you ought to say their greed for juicy positions was not met or Tinubu's goons were not appointed.
Re: How Awolowo Destroyed Southern Unity by Nobody: 9:54am On Feb 21, 2017
APCHaram:


The speaker position was zoned to them until the Yoruba Muslims controlled by Tinubu supported Tambuwal over Patricia Etteh.

And you know the list of ministers you presented plus political appointees is incomplete.

Jonathan met all constitutional requirements in attaining true federalism in all his appointments.

Maybe you ought to say their greed for juicy positions was not met or Tinubu's goons were not appointed.


Yes my list is incomplete but if you have none of the aforementioned position in this country then you're nobody.

Yes Gej meets constitutional requirement same as Buhari that east are crying for marginalization.
Re: How Awolowo Destroyed Southern Unity by APCHaram: 9:57am On Feb 21, 2017
FriendChoice:



I no it's not complete but that are the major one. Yes he meets constitutional requirement same as Buhari that east are crying for marginalization.


So are you saying that they felt cheated in not getting minister of petroluem or finance?

That is the kind of ingrates I am talking about.
Re: How Awolowo Destroyed Southern Unity by Bodexman(m): 10:03am On Feb 21, 2017
ImadeUReadThis:
The backdrop of the political struggles and hurdles leading to the only constitutionally created region (Mid-West) will later be the motivating factor in creating states during the civil war.
While state creation in the Eastern region by the military govt of Gowon (on advisory by Awolowo) was done primarily to weaken Biafra, state creation in both the north and west served an economic advantage.

Go back and learn from your elders bro.

Azikiwe, Awolowo, OjukwU and Ironsi all have their flaws. They made regrettable decisions. So don't crucify only one person whilst leaving out the others.
Re: How Awolowo Destroyed Southern Unity by Nobody: 10:05am On Feb 21, 2017
APCHaram:



So are you saying that they felt cheated in not getting minister of petroluem or finance?

That is the kind of ingrates I am talking about.

What I am saying is:

1. Sw is not marginalized during Gej and same goes to SS and SE during Buhari.

2. Sw is marginalized during Gej and SS / SE is marginalized during Buhari.


We must agree on one of the above first before I understand your argument. We cannot have two definition.
Re: How Awolowo Destroyed Southern Unity by APCHaram: 10:06am On Feb 21, 2017
FriendChoice:



Yes Gej meets constitutional requirement same as Buhari that east are crying for marginalization.

Don't be funny


This is the worst administration since 1984 in terms of adopting true federalism.

Buhari has made good his pledge to ostrasize not only the SE but the SS as well.

Amaechi's appointment was not based on regional considerations but because of his contribution to Buhari's Presidential campaign
Re: How Awolowo Destroyed Southern Unity by Nobody: 10:25am On Feb 21, 2017
May be our discussion will end here with you. I like sincerity in my argument.

When you speak say the truth. Gej has fulfilled his constitutional role in federal character you said but now Buhari has not. pls help me with one constitutional federal character that Buhari abused.

We are not talking of Amechi here. is Amechi the only person that become a minister from SS? Mention one state without a minister in that region

Who is the Governor of CBN
Minister of State for petroleum
Minister of Transport
Minister of Labour & Employment
Minister of Science and Technology
Minister of Budget & National Planning
Minister of ForeignAffairs
Minister of Trade, Investment & Industry
Minister of Niger Delta



Who is ungrateful now. You or the Yorubas ?

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Re: How Awolowo Destroyed Southern Unity by Uchek(m): 9:36pm On May 03
iRONSI DID NOT DESTROY NIGERIA'S FEDERALISM.

You people have started with your dosage of distorted history again.

Was it Nnamdi Azikiwe that first left his southern brothers to form a coalition government with the Northern People Congress in 1959 even before independence?

Going forward, it was your Ironsi that destroyed what the Richard Constitution of 1946 by issuing the Unification Decree 34 of 1966 by taking away regionalism?
Re: How Awolowo Destroyed Southern Unity by Imsoblessed: 7:41am On May 04
The Midwest region was created Because of Awolowo's tribalism. short and simple. Till date the average urhobo hates Awolowo.

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