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Byline: Michael Agbamuche
On this, the eve of the general elections, it is again evident that the Anioma are on the road to self-immolation. Those who attack the ideology and or philosophical foundation of democracy have opined that it is only at election time that the people have any weight.
Once elected, public officers and government proceed on a different trajectory from the yearnings of the people. Public officers and government officers begin to operate almost like a living organism feeding on the people's patrimony oblivious of the often repeated truism that power is transient.
The people who in democratic theory give birth to public officers and government become at best guinea pigs or laboratory rats on whom to test the latest economic and social theories of public administration and governance.
To crown it all, the paraphernalia of office, sirens and security personnel and other aides all go to …