Election Hypes Galore in Abia Central

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Enyinnaya Abaribe and Theodore Orji

By Eddie Onuzuruike

There is an old saying that uneasy lies the head that wears the crown. Another commentator Edgar AIlan Poe affirms that ‘to vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness.’ Negative as this may appear, I saw it live during and before the 2019 elections nationwide. The experience in Abia Central Senatorial District shocked the senses out of many sane people revealing a spate of structural vulnerability. From the blues, people of different hues, big and small, high and low in society suddenly acquire the liberty to voice their warped opinions about a candidate. You may be lucky to have your adherents who are more likely to defend you. If you don’t as it may be an enemy camp, you may need more time and money to undo the damage.

From the foregoing mark of greatness cannot always be gratifying and rosy. There are negative attributes though not the fault…



Source: Thisday Newspaper