Party politics in Nigeria: What Buni refused to learn from Ogbulafor

Power is like opium; it intoxicates to no ends. That was why someone said that absolute power corrupts absolutely. Being on top of affairs of a ruling party in Nigeria gives some people a wrong perception of their rating, even when it is crystal clear that such a party has fallen out of favour with the people. When Vincent Ogbulafor was the national chairman of the then ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP), he boasted that the party would rule for the next 60 years. That was in 2008. He was to be swallowed up in a controversial matter, and has not recovered, politically ever since. A number …

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