Tribalizing things Will Take Our Young Nation to Nowhere
Many among you will
agree with me that social life setup in
Thus, it is not a surprise to hear the utterances of this world view being penetrated into the system of governance in the country. As government makes decisions presumably base on merit and connection such as the appointment of officials, people of such world view would start speculating after seeing none of their tribe’ person appointed, that the appointment was tribalistic. The question would be: who is tribalistic here? It is the one thinking that his or her tribe men must be appointed? Or one who appointed people with which to him is based on merit? Obviously, the tribalistic person is one that thinks that any appointment must come around his or her proximity.
The government in both
developed and developing countries will never work that ways.
The government will never be base on tribes; it is actually a
tribeless institution that is guided both by conventional laws
and international practice. This is contrary with how our people
This will take me to
shed light on the notion of majoricity vs minoricity. Of course
in every country in
The author is John Adoor Deng, a post
graduate student studying Masters in Public Relations at the
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