Successive administrations in Nigeria have come under severe attack for the alleged neglect and unfair treatment meted on the First Republic Minister of Aviation, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi.
Chief Amaechi who turned 89 last week was a First Republic politician and about the only surviving member of the Zikist Movement.
Lamenting the unfair treatment of Amaechi in Ukpor, Nnewi South local government of Anambra state during the elder statesman’s 89th birthday celebration which attracted dignitaries across the country, former President Olusegun Obasanjo noted that a man in the status of Amaechi should be celebrated given his contributions to the socio-political and economic emancipation of Nigeria.
Speaking through Chief Bolaji Osinowo who represented him, Obasanjo said Nigeria was now in great need of leaders like Amaechi who put their lives on line for the country. Read more