NIGERIA: First Among Equals

"In some countries they are experiencing difficulties upon independence they are having troubles," said the massive man in flowing blue robes as he read the news from the Congo. Laying a broad brown hand on his ample girth and stretching up to his full 6 ft. 3 in., Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, 51, the Sardauna of Sokoto, proudly told a Manhattan audience in clipped Oxford English: "But we in Nigeria are trained administrators. We have an old tradition. We inherited leadership from our ancestors. The blood of generations of leadership is in us,...

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