Every time news comes of another tragic incident in our country Nigeria, we cry, shrug our shoulders and move on. The routine condolence messages are sent, a firm statement is made from the presidency, normally to the effect that government will leave no stone unturned in finding those that carried out the dastardly act, a high powered committee is set up, if we are lucky, we will get a Senate hearing......and then we wait for the next tragedy.
While many people would have heard of the death of Senator Dantong Gyang in Jos last weekend, you may not know that he was also the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health. He undertook his medical training at at the University of Jos and until his ill-fated foray into politics, was the MD of Vom Christian Hospital. [view whole blog post ]