Fixing Nigeria’s National Ladder

Fixing Nigeria’s National Ladder

It takes a man who has risen to the highest of mountains to appreciate the lowest of valleys. Extend the hands, while on that ladder, and get more to climb. Nigeria built ladders, moved many to climb up, on merit, but we are losing that process daily. 

Those days in the village, whenever the ikoro (the big wooden always beaten when there is an emergency) sings, the villagers assemble, and elders would always begin thus,  “to keep this village clean, everyone must join the sweeping”. Nigeria must find a better mechanism to get everyone sweeping. 

When only the children of the well-connected get the best public jobs (and federal scholarships to China), it simply means that we have dropped the ladder, and in the process disconnected most young people from joining the sweeping. Change That!


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