A Whale of a Marriage
Happy New Year! It’ll be our year of unspeakable joy by His grace.
I’ve not written in a long time. Been very very busy, especially during the festive season; but now I’m “semi” back now (if there ever is any word like that – LOL).
Today, I’m delving into a topic I seldom discuss. I was just thinking about Nigerian politicians and their usual corrupt practices (apologies to those who have them as relatives). Last night, as I was watching one of our local channels (news hour) and in the news, again is a report of a past Minister summoned to panel to answer a query of mismanaged funds during his administration but who refused to honour the invitation (probably ‘cause of shame or a feeling of being above the law – don’t know). That news, though not new, made me ask my mum to tell me if there was any past leader in
I’m not in the mood to condemn or criticise – I’m not in the position to do that (it’s for the highest judge) and it’s not even my style.
What I’m interested in are the relatives of these corrupt ones- their children, mothers, fathers, siblings, and most importantly, their wives or husbands. How would it feel like being married to a corrupt public figure? What’s the role of their spouses once they discover how corrupt their wives/husbands are? What’s their disposition to it? How does it feel like seeing your husband or wife being taken away in EFCC van or Black-Maria? Does ‘for better or worse’ work here?
Fine, in marriage, there is room for forgiveness, but how would you feel if he or she does not change but continue in the corrupt practices? We celebrate corruption now in
I once wrote an exam that had the following question: What will you do to put a stop to corruption in
Have a January filled with ocean of joy! Kisses.