Just Before We Sacrifice President Jonathan By Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo

I hereby predict that you, President Goodluck Ebelechukwu Jonathan, will be the final sacrificial lamb to be burnt on the altar of Nigeria.

Right now, you’re carrying a pack of woods on your head, like Isaac the son of Abraham. You’re walking behind your minder and asking sheepishly, “Father, where is the lamb to be used for sacrifice?” Your minder tells you that God will bring the lamb to be used for sacrifice. As you pass bonfire after bonfire, you tell your brethren that it is a burden they have to bear.
 
Mr. President, the situation of things in Nigeria has set my imagination running wild.
 
In the light of the accelerating descent into the abyss; the continuing denial of you, Mr. President, and the great majority of the people, that the current structure of the nation is unworkable; and the bunch of uncommitted people placed in charge of that country, I hereby make the following predictions:
 
Come next year, Nigerians will finally confront the long postponed question: “To be or not to be.” We’ve had the chance to answer the lesser question, “How to be and how not to be.” But we chose to punt. When the time comes, there won’t be any option to revert to the latter question.
 
Judging from the way things are going, the Boko Haram terrorists will finally force that question on Nigerians. By taking the theatre of the fight into the church, the final and most intricate of all fronts has been opened.
 
These deductions are fairly easy to arrive at. As it is said in the movie, The American President, when people are thirsty for genuine leadership, “they will crawl through the desert toward a mirage, and when they discover there is no water they will drink the sand.”
 
Mr. President, “people do not drink sand because they’re thirsty. People drink sand because they do not know the difference.” The wind of the last one year has exposed your behind. You’ve shown yourself to be a wimp of a president, incapable of holding your own or inspiring a nation.
 
But this is not the most dangerous aspect of it.
 
What is dangerous is that you, President Jonathan, have lost the sympathy of those who believed in you and the attention of those who saw, from the very beginning, how empty you were. As the human sacrifices going on in Nigeria continue and as you, Mr. President, continue to dance the night away, at the very end you will be the final sacrifice.
 
I’m sure there is a part of you that knows this and a part of you that is wallowing in denial.
 
Mr. President, you’re on course to be sacrificed at the altar of your own naivety. What is sad is that nobody will cry for you because when others were being sacrificed, you did not cry for them.
 
The tragedy, however, is not that nobody will cry for you; rather, it is that your sacrifice will not be sufficient to pacify the angry souls lost in 97 years of the Nigerian experiment. It takes the sacrifice of a great man with moral authority to wash away sins.
 
More than any other time in Nigerian history, I am afraid. Not for you, the president. Not for Nigeria, but for the congregation of factors that are once again coming together and setting the stage for our skirmishes to lead to nowhere. If this happens again, our day of reckoning will be postponed even after your sacrifice.
 
Mr. President, please note that men predict not out of knowledge but out of fear. By stringing together the tears of yesterday and the jeers of today, soothsayers can predict the weird occurrences of tomorrow.
 
I am not a soothsayer, Mr. President. I only have a hunch. I dare to publicize my hunch not because I want it to come to pass. I do so because I want those who care to be aware and to do everything possible to prevent it. I want them to prove me wrong.
 
I do not want to say I told you so. At the same time, I do not want those concerned to later say that what happened was a ‘failure of imagination.’ Those who have spared a minute to think about Nigeria are not surprised at the deterioration of today.
 
For those who know but do not care and those who care but do not know, Nigeria is in danger, but you, Mr. President, are in greater danger.
 
The more we wait for God to come down from heaven and fight for us, the more we run out of time and options. As it stands now, there are no good options. We can save you, the president, and let Nigeria be sacrificed. Or we can save Nigeria and let you, the president, be sacrificed. We cannot possibly save the two at once.
 
I wish you a Happy New Year, even though I know it won’t be happy.

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Thank God for Ayo Orisejeafor

I listened to Ayo's speech at Aso Rock, yesterday and I felt that if only GEJ has 10% of the guts of this man, Nigeria would have been a better place. He placed the blame squarely on the Sultan, the Islamic council and top muslims in Nigeria who have failed to actually condemn this Boko haram madness. He also blamed the govt and the security agencies for being impotent in teh face of this escalating violence. No diplomacy in his speech at all.
This is exactly the kind of calling out and clarity the army needs from the commander-in-chief to do their work. The army is castrated at the moment because the body language of the president is showing serious indecisiveness. We are not sure if he wants to negotiate with BH or if he wants the army to go all out to rout the sect.

UPDATE TUNDEMASH

SENATOR NDUME WAS A VICTIM OF POLITICAL INTRIGUE. HE OPPOSED SUBSIDY REMOVAL AND WAS FRAMED USING THE MENTALLY DISTURBED KONDUGA. NOW KONDUGA HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF CRIMINAL INCITEDMENT AND NOT TERRORISM OR MEMBERSHIP OF A TERRORISTS ORGANISATION (BOKO HARAM). HE HAS SINCE ACCEPTED TO BACK THE PRESIDENTS SUBSIDY REMOVAL THAT IS WHY HE WAS RELEASED PENDING COMPLETE EXONORATION AS USUAL THE PDP WAY.

MORE GREASE TO YOUR ELBOW WAHALA!

DONT WAVER, DONT GIVE UP CONTINUE TO EDUCATE THOSE WHO DONT KNOW FORGET ABOUT THOSE WHO BUT BECAUSE OF A PALTRY SUM ARE WILLING TO SELL THEIR SOULS. SEE HOW THEY ATTACK YOU USING ONLY THE BIGOTS ANSWER TO LOGICAL POSTULATIONS-INSULTS. YES THEY CAN ONLY INSULT YOU BECAUSE WHAT YOU SAY IS INCONTROVERTIBLE.

@ "Anonymous" Folake!

Hear yourself:
"People who have walked more miles than you in life."

"Read and comprehend simple articles."

Why did you post severally using "anonymous" and "Folake" if you're an honest person? Fact is, the list you taunted in your useless piece had been posted by @Deri on several articles here on SR! People who were there impeached his allegation that some of those events took place. Yet, you based your decision to turncoats using fraudulent data (from a known taut) without verifying its veracity. Why didn't you say who sent you the list? Because nobody would take you two serious! Go back and revisit all the comments in your rubbish and see what reasonable people think of it. Better still, read Rudolf Okonkwo's articles and learn to stop bragging about your fake education! That you walked across the Sahara desert to land a job in a brothel means nothing to me, just calm down, I'm actually on your side as far as Dumbo is concerned, he ought to resign!

@Uzoma, The Lord will show his power soon, very soon.

@Uzoma, Thank you for revelation that "PRESIDENT JONATHAN IS NEITHER A CHRISTIAN NOR A MUSLIM"
Jonathan has freedom to join any fringe group. Being a member of Olumba Olumba Obu, is against the constitution of Nigeria; it is a cult, an abomination that any other person is 'king of Kings and Lord of Lords,'

"His Holiness Olumba Olumba Obu was Physically investituted on the 3rd of November, 1991, by the Sole Spiritual Head, Father Olumba Olumba Obu, as the king of Kings and Lord of Lords, according to predestination, and he is arrayed in Red garment-the symbol of his divine.."

http://www.ooo-bcs.org/bcsProfile/HisHoliness.aspx

'Leader Olumba Olumba Obu, the sole spiritual Head of the universe is a reservoir of blessings to mankind with his unlimited..' http://www.ooo-bcs.org/bcsProfile/leaderOOO.aspx

The only Lord and King of Kings will show his power soon, very soon.

Our government is a mess, what a tragedy

When I was serving, I did a management course and I learnt to isolate problems so as to fix them. I wonder what our president is still doing with all the heads of the security departments, it is clear enough that they are not capable of doing the job(maybe they are not even qualified) replace the heads one after the other, that way you can see which department is not functioning, give your fresh air to the security departments since thats what you profess. GEJ, your actions dont profess fresh air or that you are a patriotic Nigerian.
A government with no understanding of anything, no clear vision of any sort and no motivation besides corruption. What a tragedy

YOU ARE PLAGARIZING

@ wahala, I see you have chosen to use a portion of article. Thank God I enlightened you to the inability of the national security adviser to know the difference between an IED and a grenade.Suddenly, you found someone to educate you on my article. I am not one you will insult and I will roll and die. I feel sorry for you. The fact that you are hiding your real identity say a lot about you. You need to remove your prejudices and bias before you attack people who have walked more miles than you in life. I dare you to reveal your identity, you wimpy clown

YOU ARE A CLOWN

@ wahala, were you not to be a certified idiot, you would have been able to do better than this crap you are writing. You are unable to read and comprehend simple articles. I am sure you are one of these people with half baked education. You stupid son of a bitch, if you know you are a man, you go ahead and use your real name. Hiding behind your key board with precipitates in your mind will not make you a man. Please be a man and use your real name, you stupid numb skull. Just shut up and leave serious national issues to sane people. Meanwhile, go back to smoking your crack cocaine. That is your only achievement in life.

YOU ARE A CERTIFIED IDIOT

Your illiterate comments do not deserve much response. You are a wimpy son of a bitch hiding behind his key board to write crap. If you have limited education and cannot see that Jonathan was blamed by others for the mess in the country, then go and kill yourself. This is the problem of half baked education. You need to let us know which evening school you attended, so that we may steer serious people away from such places. @ Wahala, please use your real name. For now, you are nothing but a wimpy bastard.

The boundaries of Biafra will

The boundaries of Biafra will be clear when the time comes

THANK YOU WAHALA

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE CHRISTMAS BOMBING I LAUGH TILL TEARS FOR YOUR COMMENT! ON A MORE SERIOUS NOTE THOSE BIGOTS WHO RESPOND TO THE XMAS ATTACK NEVER REFER TO THE JOS ATTACK. EVEN WHEN I TRY TO PUT THINGS INTO PERSPECTIVE ABOUT HOW YARADUA MURDERED HUNDREDS AFTER THE BOKO HARAM DEBACLE THEY SEEM NOT TO SEE THE LINK. THE CULTURE OF IMPUNITY WHERE ANYBODY AT THE SLIGHTEST PROVOCATION CAN START A RIOT THAT WILL KILL HUNDREDS AND NOTHING WILL BE DONE IS ASTOUNDING. PEOPLE HAVE COMPLETELY RESIGN TO THE FACT THAT GOVT DOES NOT EXIST.

Making me to Weep

You make me cry for this entity call Nigeria with this write up. Does it really mean the American prediction of Nigerian breakup in 2015 will be a reality? GEJ was smiling on the TV while talking to the Sultan about the church bombing. What type of president is this ooooooooooooooooooooo?????????

Goodluck! Goodluck!!

Goodluck! Goodluck!! Goodluck!!! How many times did I call you? Only you can save yourself from the looming danger. We have since lost faith that you can save Nigeria... but atleast save yourself

Why now

Everybody knows that the problem is poor leadership. However, the same people who are crying foul are the same idiots who put GEJ in power.Most people wanted a Niger Deltan in power by all means and disregarded whether GEJ has the ability to improve the lots of the common man. I do no subscribe to tribalism. It does not matter to me where a good leader comes from.

@ Deri : Ask Dumbo To Arrest Just One...

Since you and bow-legged Folake have Dumbo's list for everything, ask your agidi prez to arrest just one person on the infamous list. Face fact, he's a jelly wimp. Too drunk to touch his nose!

What I said was, even my 92-yr old grandma's security outfit could've predicted reprisal attacks after the Jos prayer grounds assult. But, your Azazi-led team of creek crooks were too drunk/stupid to recognize a bomb from a granade. Fool, advising idiot.

Aso Rock is not Olumo Rock. At Olumo, the guides carry you across. But with Aso, goodluck might get you to the top, climbing down is the wahala. It's either coffin or caravan. Tell your clown to jump, the angels of satan (Deri & Folake) will catch him before ground zero!

My coz Rudolf is right, Dumbo is the sacrificial nama for taking away our oyl egunje. Nigerians can't wait to scoop his brains after he jumps from Aso Rock with our petro egun.

Gulp Deri, gulp more ogogoro. We shall get there...
...Walahi, Insha Allah!

Arise 'o Compatriots

Arise 'o Compatriots...........
Nigeria calls!(for her unity).........Obey!
The labour of our heroes past should not be in vane!........
Only a nation unified against these thugs we call our politicicians can we have our absolute freedom.
What is the use of today,if our children have no 2morrow.
The mother land is in serious trouble!!
we should'nt leave it for the almighty alone to do the job..."As the saying goes,the lord only helps those who help themselves."
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a step in the right direction.

Thank you all for being aware of the deep shit we are in.

@ Mathelize alias Olusegun Olaleye

@ Lekan,
@Abimbola Okulaja,
@Femi Longe

Did I read you guys right???Is this a slip of the pen??? Or are you just waking up from the self imposed slumber by your Jeremiah Obafemi Awolowo who had a golden chance to resolve these matters in '66 but chose for selfish reasons to do otherwise.

Honestly, I pity the West.

i love this article. well

i love this article. well done okonkwo, well written. we hear you loud and clear.

@Deri: Jonathan is wimp. !!!

Deri, your foolishness knows no bounds. Jonathan honoured the judge who convicted Saro Wiwa so Jonathan is as guilty as Abacha and others u mentioned.
The duty to provide security lies with the President as detailed in section 2 of the constitution and as of today that president is Dumbo Jo. Not Buhari, not Sultan, not Tinubu.
Several months go, he gleefully told us all he had devised means of stopping bombs, another time we were told govt knows the sponsors of BH so how come innocent people are still being bombed while this foolish president dissipates so much energy on oil subsidy removal? Senator Ndume is on bail while Charles Okah is still in jail for same offence. Ndume is a member of PDP nest of killers Jonathan belongs to.

thump up

@Deri.#2,thump up

hmm

I believe that d time has come for us to determine our co-existence. If GEJ lacks d courage, & d National Assembly d foresight, then we should put in d sphere of public discourse. If GEJ allows things to go on as they are, there will be a conflagration that will consume d entire West Africa. I wasn't alive during d Civil Ar, but I know enough to say that Nigeria will not survive another war. We must prevent this, but we need true federalism if we must remain as Nigeria. Simple.

No religious war is clean and clear cut.

No religious war is clean and clear cut, as people's fight is based on beliefs and emotions. Some of my best friends are muslims, I sometimes wonder are they in collusion as well with Boko Haram?

Are foreigners intent on destroying our country for selfish economic or emotive reasons?

I hate to say it, Nigeria is at the precipice of a war that has no end, that will be tragic, real tragic, unless...

CJ my brother I feel you. If

CJ my brother I feel you. If Nigeria has decided to allow things go for granted, I don't think the Igbos have. Since after the civil war, the Igbos' technological prowess was refused to be harnessed and hitherto marginalised. If Nigeria thinks it can move on the way it's moving then I'll say "na lie". The Igbos have to defend themselves in a country that has refused to defend them.

Is anybody home?

Did anybody hear anything from any Igbo leader? Is anybody home? Have they all been bought and silenced? Is there any Ojukwu-like left anywhere in Igboland? The silence is killing me. Ndigbo your children are being slaughtered. Do we have anymore dignity left? Ndigbo "chetanu na oburu na agbaghi uzu owelle ngba ogaghi echi".
BIAFRA NATIONAL ANTHEM
Land of the rising sun, we love and cherish,
Beloved homeland of our brave heroes;
We must defend our lives or we shall perish,
We shall protect our hearts from all our foes;
But if the price is death for all we hold dear,
Then let us die without a shred of fear.

Behold,he is empty

GEJ pls let ur intelligent department watch Airforce1.wat dos is take 2track dis Bhguys.I tink GEJ and his cabal ar takin dis guys 4ganted,a man lost his whole family,hw do u explain 2sucha man dat he shuld nt worri,we ar lookin in2d situationamits so sad,so much expectaions on GEJ and we just discoverd dat d guy is empty.In a land terroisd by boko haram,d faith of a great nation Nigeria lies in d hand of a confused president...His name GEJ

What a sense

I now believe there still remain some sensible men like you Dayo in this country, keep it up God will show us the way forward.

what do we do?

Bros u're rite, but what to do now to prevent further calamities? I always knew GEJ had nothing to add to nigeria. As for me, 'the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom'.

Can the Biafrans please

Can the Biafrans please educate the world on the physical/land bounbdries of their country?

Boko Haram War

Mr Brookline, you really missed the point by saying no tribe adored violence. Though I' don't understand your choice of words, but I' believe these people are not the moon and neither are they spirit. They are Hausa people and from among them. I' remember sometimes ago during Obasanjo era when the problems of Odua peoples Congress was threatening the peace of the land, a meeting of Yoruba stakeholder led by Chief Bola Ige was called and the fight was eventually stepped down. Why has it been difficult for the northern leaders in calling this people and let them see reasons why they should give peace a chance. Why did they turn to Church bombing and not mosque. A time will soon come when the security of the northern people will no longer be guaranteed.

Boko Haram War

Mr Brookline, you really missed the point by saying no tribe adored violence. Though I' don't understand your choice of words, but I' believe these people are not the moon and neither are they spirit. They are Hausa people and from among them. I' remember sometimes ago during Obasanjo era when the problems of Odua peoples Congress was threatening the peace of the land, a meeting of Yoruba stakeholder led by Chief Bola Ige was called and the fight was eventually stepped down. Why has it been difficult for the northern leaders in calling this people and let them see reasons why they should give peace a chance. Why did they turn to Church bombing and not mosque. A time will soon come when the security of the northern people will no longer be guaranteed.

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