The first hint is that he spoke in the Yoruba language throughout the speech even though there were non-Yoruba people like Governor Abdullahi Ganduje in the audience, and his Yoruba listeners all speak English.
As a result, the economy of the state turned out to be something of a damp squib, and even more worrying is the level of insecurity the people are faced with.
I laugh at the suggestion that what is left of the south’s misery would be saved by the presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) next week.
Their call for an Igbo presidential candidate has been ignored and treated with contempt and disdain.
In the PDP, the contest is clearly between Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, and Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers.
The bill has gotten the approval of the Senate and is with the president for his assent and commencement of work.