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Buhari and his technocrats – Vanguard

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Buhari and his technocrats – Vanguard

By Chioke Hanum

AT the risk of eulogising, I must write the truth with verifiability, the things President Muhammadu Buhari in his technocratic ministers is doing to turn the country around in this austere time. My writing is pro bono Nigeriae and not personal.

There is always a mix of the good and the not so good in everything we do as humans because mankind, his limited horizon, time and intelligence have an end. President Buhari cannot, therefore, be expected to know it all. At best he will get some right and some not so right, even with an ensemble of “good thinkers”. I wasn’t with him until Mr. Fashola joined his cabinet, a known technocrat, and given the point responsibility of providing electricity for the industries, offices and homes. Electricity is the root and soul of the society. It was not surprise going by his incredible track record in Lagos. Today the difference is clear, though I would have loved to see  ex-governor of Akwa Ibom, Senator Akpabio in the first eleven who also finished meritoriously in Akwa Ibom state. I am to be proved wrong.

The benefit of having these technocrats is that they will so finely finish their duty that their successors will risk a “boo” and “pure water sachets” on their faces if they ever perform less. Then everybody is a winner. It happened in Anambra state after Dr. Ngige’s exit, and it is happening in Lagos this moment after Fashola’s exit; ditto for Akwa Ibom, and the President can be said to [...]

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The little stories: A testimony – Guardian (blog)

Guardian (blog)The little stories: A testimonyGuardian (blog)The first story is from a young lady who had come to me to assist her to gain admission into the University of Lagos. For some reason I asked after her dad whom I knew nothing about. Her response caught me off guard. 'I have never met him,' she said.Source link
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Banky W, Adesuwa Tie Knot In Exotic Lagos Wedding – CHANNELS TELEVISION

Celebrity couple, Banky W and Adesuwa Etomi are finally tying the knot in an exotic wedding ceremony in Lagos State.

The lovebirds who had their introduction ceremony on May 6, had their white wedding on November 19, in company of close friends and family.

With the announcement of their engagement in May and the build up until now, the wedding is arguably one of the most anticipated this year.

Many have held the opinion that Adesuwa and Banky really do look like a match made in heaven – the perfect pair – and so, have continued to wish them the marital bliss.

Meanwhile Banky W in an emotion-laden write up on Instagram expressed gratitude for his big day and his lovely bride.

“I don’t deserve to see this day, I don’t deserve this woman, I don’t deserve the family and friends I have.

“Somehow, God saw it fit to bless me with all of it anyway. In this moment, I am so happy, so grateful and so thankful.

“And so ready to take this step – By God’s grace and mercy, here’s to forever, he wrote.

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