By Qali Farah
Saturday, 12 May 2012
For over twenty years, any possible resolution to the quagmire that has befallen our glorious nation has faced a formidable obstacle. It’s a word formed of one syllable and composed of two letters: NO. This is the keyword in our political life.
Our recent history is exclusively that of a country held hostage by naysayers. Their entire political ideology or ‘program’ can be summed up with one word. NO!
No to progress. No to development. No to peace. No to security. No to prosperity. No to the rule of law. No to reconciliation. No to justice. No to proper governance. No to accountability.
Is it possible to overcome a mindless opposition that rejects out of hand any potential resolution? That’s the dilemma faced by those who wish take our nation forward and restore the republic back to its former glory as a respectable player amongst the nations of the world.
They say NO to the constitution. NO to the Roadmap. NO towards the program of ending the transitional federal government. No, no, no!Continued