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By SUNNY IKHIOYA

A DAY before the presidential election petition tribunal gave its judgement, there was a conference held to commemorate the 60th birthday of a popular figure in the political and civil rights space, the founding National Secretary of Alliance for Democracy, AD, and Fellow, Abuja School of Social and Political Thought, Professor Udenta Udenta. 

Former governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, was assigned the duty of giving the keynote address on this occasion, and he said many things. One of these was that the challenges facing the nation today cannot be solved “unless the country embraces proportional representation, where the spoils of elections are shared between contestants”.

Many people will be wondering whether Fayemi will come out publicly to make this kind of statement if he has been privileged to be included among the ministers presently serving. This is because that is our way; when things are going our way, we tend to suppress the truth,…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper