CONversations in Aso: ‘after the return’

GOODLUCK: Now that His Excellency is back, what next?
TURAI: What kind of foolish question is that? My husband has always been in charge.
GOODLUCK: But, the senate pronounced me Acting President…
TURAI: And so what? Acting is for make-belief, Umaru is for real life. If you prove stubborn, we will send you back to Bayelsa

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A QUICK NOTE TO MY UNBORN CHILD(REN):

Ours is an insane world. I fear what yours would turn out to be. So, be prepared.

It is certain you won’t meet a perfect father…or a perfect mother. But you WILL meet parents who would love you more than any mortal would ever do.

I promise that I will find you a mother whom you will be proud of EVERY moment of your life. She might not be the most beautiful, or the most intelligent or the most fun. She will even be cranky at times (I will be too) but I guarantee you that she will put your interest above hers and above mine.

No. She won’t be a society woman. Her future husband isn’t one, anyway. Rather, she will be, in the truest meaning, a family woman.

Even though we’ll do our best to hide them from you,

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