Friday, November 04, 2005

Lest we forget

Next Thursday is the 10th anniversary of the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight Ogoni colleagues. Its inspiring that the Remember Ken Saro-Wiwa campaign is making more and more noise, at a time when Shell, Chevron and co are still despoiling the Delta region, raping the landscape with pipelines, gas flaring with abandon etc etc. What we need is a much stronger Saro-Wiwa based campaign in Nigeria, to challenge the dream of almost every mother and father: that someday their little Tunde, Chioma or Lekan will be lucky enough to work for an oil company.


the flying monkeys 5:02 pm  

His humorous television series Basi & Company, set in Lagos, was cancelled by the military.
He wrote and
produced more than 150 episodes.

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