A Birthday Message
We live in a special time in history.extraordinary timesoppression anywhere on earth is oppression everywhere and diminishes our common humanity.
Never before have both whites and the black together risen up in such numbers and force to denounce and condemn the systemic racism against the black American citizens
HOW I SURVIVED THREE PANDEMICS IN NIGERIA.
I have survived three pandemics in my life
I survived smallpox that had killed over 300 million people worldwide.
My second pandemic the French bomb flu
HIV/AIDS pandemic I had to resort to desperate measures in innovation for curtailment.
I had to personally join the Kwagh-hir performers
My personal smallpox experience of homestead care became a national norm.Nigeria survived because the government was upfront, innovative, open, and inclusive
WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS.
I will celebrate my wife of forty-five years every day, as part of my life. Together with Nancy, we have faced life and the world hand-in-hand. She gave me strength, courage, patience, and humor. We faced our vulnerabilities every day with faith, hope, and love.
I have this month joined the family of US novelists fighting racism and imperialismRacism and Tribalism are dangerous myths.My task is to seek along with other writers to dismantle systemic racism in the US and systemic tribalism in Africaof which Nigeria is the worst offender.
The whole world is suffering due to ignorance that is calling the shots everywhere.
“ The Evil that is in the world always comes of ignorance. And good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.”
2019 PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT NIGERIA
Facts About Iyorwuese Hagher
CELEBRATING PROFESSOR IYORWUESE H. HAGHER:
*Officer of the Order of the Niger (O.O.N.)