Nigeria’s Cabal have come together to fight the overwhelming
popular and prosperity choices of the frustrated, suffering masses as the
battle lines for the 2015 electoral contest are drawn, with the ruling PDP
party sticking by embattled and corruption defined President Goodluck Jonathan
and his vice, Boko Haram links Security Department, SSS investigated Namadi
Sambo; and the opposition party, the APC selecting two candidates known for
their integrity; former military President, Muhammadu Buhari and former
Attorney General of Lagos State, Pastor and Professor Yemi Osinbajo.
The Cabal in a hasty dinner with Mr. Joseph Makanju of
Dangote Company as chief fund raiser, and controversial Jerry Gana as chair,
raised a whopping sum of over N 21 Billion towards buying a victory for the
incumbent, President Jonathan.
For a nation of about 40 million voters, the staggering sum
easily gathered at the President’s behest and only a fraction of the larger sum
promised and much more to be secretly poured in, is expected to be tossed at
all processes of purchasing a victory including rigging machines already in
21 Billion to put it in context can buy 10 Indomie noodle
packets per voter; or 20 loaves of bread per person. That is a massive amount
of “stomach infrastructure” which the Cabal believes will deliver it a victory
over Nigeria’s poor masses and protect the Cabal hold on the reins and gains of
Nigeria’s golden-egg-laying-hen coveted financial system.
The Buhari/Osinbajo combination by all polls including those
conducted by the ruling party have proven to be the choice of the overwhelming
majority of suffering Nigerians, with all polls giving Buhari and Osinbajo over
double digit and up to 90% preferability leads.
The Jonathan PDP ruling party government oversaw a double
digit expansion of poverty in Nigeria with latest data according to the
Nigerian Bureau of Statistics at over 112
million Nigerians poor with a whopping over 100 million destitute, living
under a-dollar-a-day. Nigeria despite its economic massive wealth has 10% of
the world’s poor and is one of three nations with the most poor in the world.
From the feel in the media and on the streets, most
Nigerians are fed up with the lack of tangible development; a handful of
over-due projects being touted as “transformation” all
financed on crippling loans from the Colonialist and far East, while the
nation enjoyed a usurped surplus in oil trade revenue at a very high price for
the past 16 years of straight PDP rule.
Cabalization: The populace is also frustrated with the
advantage given to the Cabal who have been becoming stupendously wealthy, world
leading billionaires all owning an array of private jets while the masses can
barely eat or travel with unregulated privatizations –of NEPA/PHCN, Cars and
Car import, Roads, Cement, Airports, even water — delivering money of the poor
to the Cabal for poor or unavailable service at quadruple the global average
price for the same utility.
Unhinged terror and impunity for corruption and terror
sponsorship also has the masses beat as well as the record of the Jonathan
administration aggressively sponsoring and promoting tribal and religious
divides and sentiments which the poor masses have surprisingly been able to
walk over recently as evident in forum conversations.
Simply put- Nigeria is tired of this government and the
Cabal who are afraid of a credible, no nonsense and zero tolerance for
corruption government inclusive of and by the real people acceding power
are jittery and desperate to pay as much as it takes to protect the status quo
that delivers Nigeria’s oil wealth straight into their pockets before, during
and after the oil is sold. A recent US report by the GFI, Global Financial
Integrity research and advisory group, gave the figures looted from the nation
in 2012 alone as $8 billion dollars.
Cabal Not Going Down Without a Fight
Cash buys votes and in Nigeria this is most aggravated
because money in the system is also used to bribe and purchase the media,
electoral officials, commandeer and control police and the SSS to intimidate
and obstruct the opposition. Even as has already been observed across the
country, the power and money leadership is already utilizing the so-called
Independent Electoral Commission, INEC to ensure scant availability of PVC
cards in opposition States and regions.
The nation’s security service has also been pulled from
protecting the people from terror, a task one can hardly say it did, to raiding
opposition offices and seizing voters data for use in denying access to voting
tools in opposition epicenters and preparing safe rigging lists that will not
include opposition candidates, as opposition alleges.
Other tools like rigged machines and “disappearing ink” are
also reliably expected to be deployed. Nigeria’s President has made several
emergency visits to Israel where the company which has been reported to
involved in electronic rigging in African nations like Zimbabwe is
reportedly being engaged towards ensuring a successful manipulation of
Nigeria’s valentine’s day election process.
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