Igbos Cant Unite For Presidency Yet They Talk About Biafra - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Date: 05-01-2021 1:03 pm (3 months ago) | Author: Giwa bayo
- at 5-01-2021 01:03 PM (3 months ago)

Popular Nigerian author and novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has shared her opinion about the unity of people from the Igbo tribe.
In an interview, the award-winning writer wondered how Igbos can achieve Biafra when they can’t unite towards selecting a someone as a candidate for the seat of a president who is from the region.
“There is no Biafra. There are new movements but, for me, it’s a question of being practical. Where would the border be? What is propelling these movements is a sense of marginalization, which I think is completely valid.
“But this idea that the answer is independence is what I’m not convinced of. Nobody has made a logical case for me. Quite frankly, I’ve observed the terrible leadership that we have in the southeast
“Igbo people cannot unite if, for example, we say we want an Igbo president. And then we’re talking about Biafra. There is a lot of political work we need to do in the southeast.
“We need to do a lot of rethinking on how we strategise politically before we can talk about Biafra.”

Posted: at 5-01-2021 01:03 PM (3 months ago) | Hero
- tegonwa at 5-01-2021 01:36 PM (3 months ago)
I love this lady more than breakfast. She speaks the bitter truth always.
Posted: at 5-01-2021 01:36 PM (3 months ago) | Gistmaniac
- gogoman at 5-01-2021 02:01 PM (3 months ago)
Posted: at 5-01-2021 02:01 PM (3 months ago) | Addicted Hero
- garangs at 5-01-2021 02:13 PM (3 months ago)
Posted: at 5-01-2021 02:13 PM (3 months ago) | Upcoming
- Henrybobo at 5-01-2021 09:48 PM (3 months ago)
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am igbo ,and i totally agree with her, we are one tribe that never care about each other, so much jealousy, etc.
Posted: at 5-01-2021 09:48 PM (3 months ago) | Gistmaniac


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