For as long as our people are held hostage by controllable socio-economic forces, we cannot afford to be indifferent to the ravages of poverty in all its dimensions and ramifications.
Debate and divergence of views can only enrich our history and culture.
It is of course the nature of historical contraction that the shortest distance to a historical destination is never a straight line.
The work of Nigeria is not complete for as long as there is any one Nigerian who goes to bed on empty stomach.
Each one of us, and, indeed, all those who aspire to national leadership must bring their own visions, views and styles to the business of reforming Nigeria, and the search for solutions.