Opinions Fri, 8 Jun 2007

Letter from the President: And floods came again!

Countrymen and women, loyalists and opponents, I am outraged (to say the least) and ashamed (to say the least) that once again, I have to write about the subject of the annual flooding of our national capital. Almost every year, for the past four or five years, I’ve written about the urgent need for a permanent solution for this problem. All my advice and calls to action have apparently fallen on deaf ears and the situation persists.

I’m currently not in the country. As you are very much aware, I am travelling around the world – not just enjoying myself but lobbying seriously for Sikaman to be made a member of the G8. I’ve been to everyone of their summits for the past three or four years and we are tired of just coming in as observers. It wouldn’t be out of place for us to be made a member of the group even though we are not as advanced and forward-looking as most G8 countries are.

Columnist: J. A. Fukuor/Daily Dispatch