With all the dust around IBB's entrance into the Big Throne race, comparatively little has appeared internationally about Nigeria's first ever female Governor, newly 'elected' Virgina Etiaba, in troubled Anambra State. The BBC's local journalist Sola Odunfa describes her as 'tall and matronly in carriage.' This is sexist - its surprising the Beeb's editorial filters let it pass. Would they notice if he described a Nigerian male politician as portly and stiff in carriage? I smell the sifting dust of a thousand fading files in Bush House's basement..
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