|Fayose and IPOB Leader, Kanu
And whilst we are still on the subject of the Ottoman presidency and its endgame, it is meet to report certain developments in the polity which may point towards or foreshadow future developments. It may well be that the famous and much rhapsodized handshake across the Niger which eluded the gnarled ancestors of the current political class is finally here with us.
Fayose was resplendent in the flaming and fiery red cap of the Igbo chieftain and his man pikin be man pikin body language. Even by the normal fare of the Theatre of political absurdity this was quite an outlandish scene.
He has beaten the so called political elite of his state many times before and he will beat them hands up or hands down any time any day and anywhere.
There may be some method to the madness. Fayose may well be understudying the dynamics of mob psychology which has seen the entire Igbo political arena overrun by mobocracy or the rule of the political mob. Let the Yoruba political elite take note.
Meanwhile, Oshoko is welcomed to Biafra. The last time snooper googled his Afao Ekiti homestead, it was Aflao, a border town between Togo and Ghana that popped up. If this is not a horoscope of Hegira or the second flight into exile, we wonder what it is.
Tatalo Alamu is a columnist with The Nation Newspaper