In case you haven’t read about it or heard about it. Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Jonathan released a new book titled My Transition Hours. It’s an interesting book if you want to look at both local and international politics from ex-President Jonathan’s eyes.
However, Jonathan makes our social media feature because of the allegation he has against former US President Barack Obama; more specifically his wife, Michelle Obama. Now, we all know the news coming out of Nigeria during Jonathan’s time was often about the Islamic terror group the Boko Haram.
This terror group was killing innocent civilians in their hundreds, abducting innocent women and child, and forcing them into early (forced) marriages. They detested anything related to the ‘West’ and that meant the girl-child empowerment mentality was a big no, as the girl’s place was to make and/or feed the babies.
So there is this group of 276 girls they kidnapped from Chibok, which sparked a social media campaign from Nigeria to all the way across the world. And the then FLOTUS, Mrs. Michelle Obama weighed in on the campaign. Apparently, that act by FLOTUS was taken …read more