Era of ostentatious Jamboree
25. November 2018 at 20:30
by Abiodun Jamiu Sulaiman
If a child did not witness a story, he would, with no iota of scepticism, listen to narrations. I might not witness the much appraised administration of Comrade Idris Maibasira, but the emblazoning of "God, thank you for blessing us with Maibasira" on the wall of most lecture halls depicts the efficacy of his administration; hence, the ennobling of his personae in a warmth compartment in the heart of many a student and the rising euphoria and demand for a continued legacy through one of his kinsman, one famed for his ubiquity - Aluta Radio, Comrade Ibrahim Shehu Kalgo.
It is believed that "to whom much is given, much is expected", Kalgo administration at its threshold was greeted and welcomed by optimism. And the belief that he would surpass his 'Boss' filled the air, much more he is determined to inscribe an indelible mark like the freshness of an early morning breeze.
However, the ruin of a land and its people begins in their homes. The threshold of his backlash began with misappropriation of priorities, a myopic eyes blinded from her people needs, but seek costless fame - first, elongation of Jatau bridge when some hall of residences were short of water supply.
Without hesitating to slit truths by the throat, Kalgo administration is/was an era of ostentatious jamboree, seeking flimsy popularity with myopic policies that are blind of students welfare. The elongation of Jatau bridge, a...