Dedicated to Nigeria's socio-political issues
October 3, 2007 - December 2, 2007
Northerners Wake Up !!!
Samuel Peter Aruwan
One is being challenged to say something,
regarding the religious and ethnic crises that occurred almost
Within all these years of following
events, one have discovered that, basically our problem is our
insincerity in handling issues, we tend to be biased and turn blind-eye
to pictures even blind could see. For so many years our people have been
divided along religious and ethnic lines. In the process we kill and
butcher ourselves, we burnt our houses, envied each other. We have done
all sorts of things that goes contrary to our religion, cultures and
values, yet we say we are worshiping God. Where is the Godliness in our
dealings? It is indeed a pity for us, we see our young able persons with
disabilities in all parts of
At a time Plateau was in ruins, the 19
Northern States Governors were only interested in the 2007 Presidency
coming to the North before our very sighted eyes. Educationally, we are
left behind, compared to other regions. Only of recent Chief Rochas
Okorocha established a School in
There is need for the poor Northerners to
know that, the so-called elite are not with us, they are always together
be them Muslims or Christians, they donít have us in their mind, their
children gets better future, but we the children of the common man have
nothing at stock, absolutely nothing but garment of shame.
I know many will not be happy with me, but
the truth is what one is saying. We should think of what is it that we
have achieved within all these years of mass killings. It is our poverty
that held us together while their riches cemented them also. We should
respect one another, accommodate one another, embrace each other, think
of how to change the present situation to a better one than this culture
of hatred, injustice and inhumanity. Doing all this will once again
would bring back our lost glories, which has been erased in our minds.
Remember our destiny lies in our hands. The time to change is now or
never, for opportunity comes but once
There is certainly hope for us seeing the likes of Rev. Father's Matthew Hassan Kukah, Peter Bauna Tanko, Paul Mamza, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Dr Jibrin Baba Adamu, Moses Tafarki and Prof. Steve Ogah Abah, who have been working towards the peaceful co-existence of our people. The time to act is now.
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