Nigeria is in the midst of an unnecessary political crisis with potentially dangerous consequences. On 23 November, the country was informed that President Yar’Adua had gone into hospital in Saudi Arabia to treat an acute inflammation of the heart. He has not returned to his duties and the constitutional provisions for taking care of business in his absence have not been respected.
This is not the first time the sickly president has been medically evacuated from the country. At the height of the presidential campaigns in 2007, he collapsed and was flown to a German hospital for what his spin-doctors claimed was only a common cold.… Seguir leyendo »