Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley: Boko Haram

Nigeria, one of the richest and most prosperous countries in Africa, boasting of the most educated group of Africans on earth, the most populous, most powerful militarily, has offered little resistance as the extremist Islamist Boko Haram has waged a bloody, violent attack against innocent civilians, persecuting Christian groups, kidnapping boys and girls by the hundreds, burning down whole towns.

It is a shame that there is such a government that has made itself so powerless by its corruption and involvement of government officials with these wicked people. They have watched as their Nigerian-bred group spreads violence in Cameroon, the neighboring country.

How is this possible? Why aren’t Nigerians in the streets, outraged? Why should a country that is supposed to be of assistance to poorer African countries on the continent sit by as a terrorist group wages this terrible war? When will Nigeria wake up and stop this violence?

Just this week, Boko Haram burned to death over 2,000 civilians in a town, and all the President had to say was how inaccurate the number of dead was, and then he visited the terrorist leaders. How does the President’s visit with this terrorist group help to bring peace? Unless they treat this insurrection as a true war, the violence will spread across the West African region, and endanger hundreds of millions of innocent people.

Copyright 2015 Patricia Jabbeh Wesley


One comment on “Patricia Jabbeh Wesley: Boko Haram

  1. Jonathan T.H.Rose,II
    January 27, 2015

    Exactly so madam.. we are so scare about this Boko Haram situation… we in Liberia we are so scare about this.. if this evil group enter in Liberia we are finish!!!!!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


This entry was posted on January 25, 2015 by in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , .

Enter your email address to follow Vox Populi and receive new posts by email.

Join 11,941 other followers

Blog Stats

  • 4,241,504 hits


%d bloggers like this: