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(From This Day (Nigeria) - AAGM)
Byline: Lanre Issa-Onilu
Nothing demonstrates the transient nature of power more than the seat of the Senate President. They say it is Musical Chairs and Banana Peel. They mean the same thing. It is about how it has become traditional for the occupant of the seat to fall from the exalted position - and mostly in a disgraceful manner. It is not by mere coincidence that only Anyim Pius Anyim left at the expiration of his tenure. Even then, he was lucky to have escaped the pitfalls to which his predecessors had fallen preys.
Anyim came, and having learnt from the fall of his predecessors, devised three ingenuous …