Exactly three years ago in this space, I took a bet. Adams Oshiomhole, the former labor leader who became Edo State governor, could be the ace in the hole—wildcard was my exact word—in the Nigeria story.
It is always thrilling to recognize how well-informed Nigerians at home are about events abroad. I often wake up in New York to the latest news in the United States from friends and family in the homeland.
Because I know Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari rather well, I had initially decided not to participate in the conversations marking his taking of the office of Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.