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The Obasanjo Second Term in Office: Reinventing and Repositioning Nigeria for Growth, Stability and Democracy

Julius O. Ihonvbere

Abstract


It is indeed a privilege to be among you brilliant lawyers of Nigeria today. I thank you for doing me the honour of inviting me to give a talk at your annual meeting. In spite of my relocation to Abuja, the challenges of settling into a new job and the multitude of issues to be dealt with on a daily basis, I found your invitation too important to ignore. I crave your indulgence however to modify the topic of the talk a little. I wanted to relate my comments to the task of the on-going efforts at nation building and I think this is the core of your conference deliberations this year. I felt I should deal with some of the contentious issues facing us today especially the new bold steps that our nation is adopting to promote growth, stability, development and democracy.

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West Africa Review. ISSN: 1525-4488 (online).
Editors: Adeleke Adeeko, Nkiru Nzegwu, Tejumola Olaniyan and Olufemi Taiwo; Book Editor: .

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