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Regardless Of Your Wealth, You’re Poor If Your Nation Is Poor — Peter Obi

Peter Obi, the 2019 PDP Presidential running mate to Atiku Abubakar has stated that a rich personality in a poor nation is obviously a poor citizen.

“Few years ago I heard of a Prof. Of medicine who had an accident somewhere up north, rushed to nearby health facility but there was no cannulas to set emergency lines and no other basic materials for an emergency intervention for him, he died, a Prof of medicine, if you know what it cost him and the system to get to that level…(A bag of cannulas won’t cost you up to the equivalent of a short bread and a chilled cola drink)

“He is rich, well informed, but from a poor country.

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“A Prof of medicine also died recently from asthmatic attack…I think in Calabar…. among the stories sorroundig his death, I heard about intervention not coming as fast as it should or his car getting involved in a traffic or mob interference or the emergency ambulance that came to rescue him not having what it takes to sustain him….or something……one fact was that, he died partly because of our disorganised and chaotic nature as a nation.

“He is a rich man from a poor nation.

“So many Profs, army generals, scarce experts has fallen to bandits, thugs, kidnappers in manner that makes life look cheap and brutish…

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“They are rich but from a poor nation…

“Many people who can pay for expensive surgeries and medical care have died because fake drugs was administered to them….instead of healing, they got infected and die from the complications….yes, they were able to afford their medical care….but they died nonetheless.

“They were rich folks from a poor nation.

“There is no end to such illustrations…

“Being rich in a poor nation is just being in one big gutter with others only that your part of gutter seem neater than those on the other side….but when flood comes, it touches everyone in several degree. #FailedState” he concluded.

Chinweuba Anyaragbuhttps://cdanewsonline.com
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