Another member of the elite has passed away.
He died above 70 years of age and he served two terms as governor of Oyo state. He must have planned for his inevitable demise. I am certain his affairs are in order long time before now. His family? They are set for life. His lawyer shall read his will in few days’ time and his wealth shall be redistributed among his offsprings.
If his family still want to rule you, they shall come together to milk his name politically, while using his death as some sort of currency to advance one of them for a political office: House of Rep or Assembly is a good start.
Let’s not even forget one of his children is married into the family of Ganduje, the present governor of Kano State. That is another political capital
So why am I saying all these? There is no moral lesson to be drawn from his death if you are poor, jobless or don’t know what the future holds for you and your generation. He died at the age above 70 doesn’t make you more fortunate than him if you are a poor Nigerian. Even in death, he is still ahead of many of you.
Ajumobi has won! So before you write that post about how life is vanity upon vanity, just remember he has lived a better life than many of you would live in two life times. And to make it even ironic, you yourself won’t escape death. So by all means, curse him if he hasn’t ruled well. Ridicule him like you did Abba Kyari if he deserves it.
You can as well Wish him well if he did well. But don’t ever ever consider yourself better than him because you have not died yet. Death is not your karma over politicians. Karma is holding them accountable when they were alive.
Constituted Authority has enjoyed life either by his own merit or at your own expense. The question is what are you going to do about the poverty circling you like a hawk?
When a member of the elite dies, there are two things you can do for them; curse them or celebrate them. But trying to draw a moral lesson of vanity upon vanity isn’t one of the options.
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