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Achebe's Repudiation of Horror

Okey Ndibe


At a time when the national mood is marked by deep despair, Chinua Achebe's public rejection of President Olusegun Obasanjo's offer of the honourific of Commander of the Federal Republic is certain to lift a multitude of spirits. After Achebe's admirable example, other self-respecting Nigerians would have no excuse for rushing to accept so-called awards from anti-people and ignoble "leaders."

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

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