To be fair to Uncle Nyesom, members of his real constituency have been active elsewhere, so maybe, just maybe, that was what was uppermost in his mind, and not the mundane issue of books. Then again, there was this rather pressing issue of
That this rather vital security meeting was postponed in favour of a weekly FEC meeting that most times borders on the absurd, speaks more volumes about what we indeed take seriously around these parts. While the meeting was being postponed the following happened: some "new" Boko Haram members emerged in Taraba; Boko Haram promised to kill our missing daughters if we do not stop looking for them; the periodically hostile government in Cameroon announced that Nigerian clerics sympathetic to Boko Haram are foraging for new members in Cameroon; and a blackberry broadcast about Boko Haram, caused a major gridlock on our most important route.
All in a day's work.
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