is a] collection of Independent … States, separated from one another by great distances, by differences of history and traditions and by … racial … political, social and religious barriers. Nigeria
Wednesday, 5 November 2014
Would Hugh Clifford repeat these comments on Nigeria today?
In 1920, Hugh Clifford, the British conquest and occupation governor of
Nigeria, makes the following contribution to a “Nigeria Council Debate”:
Today, 5 November 2014, 94 years on, would Hugh Clifford conceivably make those same assertions? If so, why? If not, why not?
Quoted in George C E Enyoazu, “Sovereign National Conference – Will the people have their say at last?”, African Democrat, 30 October 2013.