The lessons from Anambra election were painful. The events of the day captured in my view the dysfunctionalities of the Nigerian state. INEC cannot be removed from the larger challenges facing the country but it has created a standard for itself which it has acquired notoriety for falling short.
It boasts of an array of distinguished Nigerians who have made their mark locally and internationally such as Chief Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma who pioneered local production of automobiles in Nigeria. Belying this geographical enclave with less than desirable urban planning and infrastructure is also the biggest market in Africa which is found in Onitsha bordering the famous Niger River.
Sadly, this great state has achieved unprecedented political infamy since the return to civilian rule in 1999. It created a new record in political god fatherism when a sitting governor was kidnapped and nearly forced to