Contrary to the opinion most Nigerians and polit-ical watchers the world over hold of Dr Goodluck Jonathan that he hardly knows his left from his right, this writer was authoritatively informed last week Wednesday that Dr Goodluck Jonathan was indeed one of the most brilliant students in his set at the University of Port Harcourt. It was reliably gathered that Jonathan nar-rowly missed First Class Hon-ours.
This is the height of debauchery. This is the limit of profligacy. This is the limit of wastefulness. This is the height of irresponsibility. This is the height of insensitivity. This is the limit of disconnect between the government and the governed. This is recklessness at its highest and at its worst.
“This is the worst of times. A traumatic pain that can only be assuaged by faith. No word can capture the depth of the moment’s sorrow occasioned by this monumental loss. The Lord God shall comfort the entire family. And Mama”
The motto of Obafemi Awolowo University is ‘For Learning and Culture’. No one academic in Nigeria reflects and personifies that maxim more than Professor Chinua Achebe. The grandfather of modern English literature in Africa was both a colossus in learning as he was a thorough bred and highly cultivated individual in manners and character.