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Is My President Really Weak?

June 08, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 152

Who is Goodluck Jonathan? Is he truly just on national assignment to harm all Nigerians as some flickers from some quarters have tagged him? Could a 'man- without- shoes' when he was campaigning to be president's aims be to harm us in this our nation Nigeria? Or has he changed now that he has hundreds of them? Could it be that he has become insensitive to the plights of the common man because he claimed to be a common man like us when he was campaigning rigorously after ascending to the position of the Acting President when his predecessor died in office? Could it just be by chance that my president is being continuously ill-advised by those that surround him or some of the members of his workforce are really plotting his downfall? Are the numerous special advisers and assistants that orchestrates all his actions be the culprits behind the mishaps he dishes to the citizenry?

How about the 'northern powers' that promised to make Nigeria ungovernable for him, are they the ones at work? Are they the drummers behind the shameful dance of our president? I don't want to believe they are responsible for the numerous bombings and kidnaps just in the name of making the nation difficult to run. 'Naija' must really be in the waters with turbulent waves if these power mongers are the culprit behind the wide-spread hardship in this nation.

My president once said he knows these people. He admitted the trouble-makers are Nigerians with known faces. He openly confessed these evil perpetrators live among us. What then is Goodluck Jonathan waiting for to arrest this situation? Can't he apprehend these elements of discord? Can't GEJ use all his machineries as the most powerful president in the world (at least some referred to him as that during the fuel-subsidy saga) to bring these supposed 'enemies of his tenure' to book? What is the Nigerian Police Force for? Receiving bribes and handouts from motorists? No! They are supposed to work the works for which they have been called for. We have the States Secrets Service Agents, are for decorations. Maybe these people are more powerful to be toyed with. Maybe they are to big for our SSS and Police. Just maybe. Or are these trouble-fomenting northern politicians just one of our numerous propaganda?

Wait a minute; is Mr. Goodluck really in charge of the affairs of this nation Nigeria? Am I thinking that someone that found himself by chance at helms of affairs of African most populous country isn't a good politician? Maybe not being a super-politician was the origin of his problems. Could it be that he is just adrift and not in control of the happenings around him? Has he left his primary duty as the Chief Security Officer to the supposed security chiefs he has. Has Mr. Ebele resigned to faith that he is incapable to running this country and just waiting for his tenure to elapse? Who knows? My mind is running amok over these disturbing questions that await answers.

Could the saying that 'Nigeria is too complex for him to handle' be true? Has the system so collapsed that it can't be revamped by mere good luck? Has the state of the nation so degenerated that it will take a stronger-willed person to restore Nigeria to her past glory? Could it be that my president is just taking his time, waiting for the right time to player his joker?

These amongst many other questions bother me when I think about this big ship - Nigeria. And when a ship sinks, the captain is held responsible.

Mr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has been tagged 'weak' when he cried at the scene of the Dana Crash that occurred in Lagos where 153 persons died. So I am beginning to wonder, is my president really weak? Is he strong enough to steer this ship to shore safely? Time will tell.

Joobreel

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