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5 chose Professor Wole Soyinka—3 people from the southwest, 1 person from the southeast and 1 person from the north central. 3 people chose Jesus—all from the southwest, with one of them saying that Jesus is from the southwest. 2 people chose Professor Dora Akunyili—1 person each from the north east and the southwest. 2 people from the southwest chose Adams Oshiomhole. 8 persons nominated themselves, including 3 who nominated others before nominating themselves. These included 6 people from the southwest, 1 person from Abuja and 1 person from the northeast.

The following Nigerians had one nomination each: • • • • • • • • •

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo Mr A.G.Garba Alhaji Balarabe Musa General Yakubu Gowon Olubadan of Ibadan Oba Odulana Odugade Mr Femi Falana Tony Enahoro Bishop David Oyedepo Professor Omotoye Olorode

Other responses read as follows: • • • •

There’s only one Nigeria and it cannot die for itself— from southwest. I posted your request to ten others and I’m still waiting—from northwest. Tough!—from southwest. I doubt there is. All I know is that I hate injustice and decry it wherever I am—from southwest.

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Professor Oluremi Aina Bamisaiye University Lecture  

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Professor Oluremi Aina Bamisaiye University Lecture  

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