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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Not A Man

My Return is two post away from this one. God don't let me be lazy.

Now to this post.....
After Obama won, Naapali robbed it in on how Obama’s convoy passed in front of him and stuff like that.

Last week Tuesday, I got a chance to do likewise so I could blog about it.

The German president was in Nigeria visiting and that Tuesday morning, the president left Abuja to visit with Gov. Fashola of Lagos state. From the international airport road down through Mobolaji Bank Anthony Road, into Toyin and then Allen and all the way to the Secretariat at Alausa, the German and the Nigerian Flags where together, designing the roads as they were tied to poles. I had gone to GLO’s office for something. When I was leaving, the party started.

The LASMA bike guys were out and parading. Sirens were on full blare. They cleared the roads that the Germans and their Nigerian escorts will take.

So I stood, cos I wanted to see. I hated the fact that my camera was so far inside the travelling bag with me. Had I gotten a picture, I would have done better than Naapali.

The nutshell is that I saw the German president as all the cars actually passed less than ten feet away from me. Better still; the windows weren’t so tinted, so I saw to my satisfaction.

Later in the day, I was having a very delicious lunch with a friend and couldn’t resist feeling so important and recounting how the German leader passed by me.

‘I actually saw him,’ I said. ‘The windows weren’t so tinted.

I was about to say another car carrying someone who must have been the German first lady was directly behind the German president’s car when my friend looked at me and said...

‘Uzezi, the German president is a woman’


  1. 2nd...did i just read uzezi for german president?

  2. 3rd...ok i'm going back to read...sorry for spamming

  3. but is your friend sure...my politics isn't great but what of Horst Köhler?

  4. LOL. yeah its the chancellor (the real leader) who is a woman. the president (ceremonial mostly) is horst kohler. It was kohler who was in Nigeria. so buyah you're right!

  5. @ shubby doo- lol. confuse me more.

    @ wordsmith- you just made my night. But seriously, i should put my head down when it comes to these matters. I know only Obama and Yar Adua.

  6. Lmao, thank God wordsmith cleared the air.

  7. Errr, its a mistake most people would have made. I dont know who the president is but I remeber that Mr. Bush tried to grab the chancellor's ass or something like that, I think it might have been a shoulder rub or something. Angela Merkel....

  8. lol. abeg, no mind ur friend. she should get her currect affairs sorted b4 trying to make u look stupid. d german president is a man!!!!!!

  9. @ temite: Bush did what!!!!!!!! did he think she was a man or wetin? imagine grabbing a woman's shoulder or ass. someone should teach him some manners

  10. LOL..ur friend wanted to pull a fast one on u abi..lol...

    me too i no sabi any president o..apart from Obama and Yardy...

    Obama kan, USA kan (One Obama, one USA)

    Yardy kan, Nigeria Kan (One Yardy, One Nigeria)

    Sorry I just had to add that..lol

  11. I'm I allowed to call you "Olodo"? ;)

  12. @ 30+ - abi o

    @ Ms Sula- then it was embarrassing

    @ Temite- that Bush man did what?

    @ bumight- yeah. lol

    @ FFF- hmmmmn. others i recounted the detail to said its a woman o.

    @ aloted- lol. i dont understand. im going to read on the German executive for thorough understanding

    @ AlooFar- na u know. dare it to my face

  13. Shubby doo is d spammer of d year.
    german presido na woman?tot the liberain presd was d first femal presdnt???

  14. LOL...

    Thank God say u no snap o before SSS catch you,lol...

  15. @ QMoney- at least i wont be the only one unaware

    @ Aphrodite- arrest me? SSS? I be Niger Deltan o! seriously.

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  17. @Uzezi, what don't u understand? My comments or your friend..

    if it is my comment u wont find it in any german book o..lol..i was just fooling around ( has to do with some razz naija movie i watched)

  18. so whens ur REAL comeback post?? mines on shaa..after Obama ANYTHINGS possible!


  19. LMAO.thanx wordsmith cos i was getting really confused there.

  20. so who was right? Was it the Pres or the Chancellor that was in naija?

    why did ur friend shoot u down like that when u were feeling all important? Isn't it funny how we feel important when we come across pple that don't even notice us?

  21. Na wa o. I can imagine how you must have felt when you heard that the German President was woman (I never knew anyway. I guess she's the chancellor), especially when you had thought it was a man you saw. Sure it was actually a man you saw. Probably that was Horst Kohler (never even knew the dude was in Nigeria lately. Too much watching of series and no time for real news, i guess).

    Anyway like i've been educated now, the real leader in Germany is a woman and that sounds great to me. When are we gonna have women rise up to such positions in Naija?

  22. LOLLL @ "the German president is a woman." LOL.

  23. Uzezi u no be olodo jare. Maybe the president had a clone shey?

  24. LMAO! didnt know Horst was a woman...lol!

  25. @ aloted...why do I have a feeling ?I know the "naija" film you're talking about???

  26. @Nolimit- Gbogbobigzgirls!!!

    because u are razz like me ;o)

  27. more than ten times today i have tried replying comments and everything disappears. I give up. My blog is rejecting my comments

  28. I did not know that,,,cool to have found out

  29. Nice one :)
    How are you keeping?

  30. "‘I actually saw him,’..." At least no one could have claimed you didn't see an aid of the German President.