the Guardian

WALTER CARRINGTON was US Ambassador to Nigeria during some of its most difficult years. Here, he offers his views to the Lagos Guardian about WHY AN OBAMA CANNOT RISE IN NIGERIA. It is a question of role models for the youth, he says. It is a very thoughtful interview, and — of course — very controversial. Please do not fail to give your views in the COMMENT SECTION (below) after you read the article. — CAMERON DUODU

the Guardian