Nigeria's ‘Hoe’ gift to Bill Clinton makes list of most memorable gifts to US Presidents (PHOTO)

A US based political magazine, Politico, recently did a compilation of some of the most memorable gifts received by American presidents in the past 25 years and Nigeria’s hoe gift featured prominently on it.
The magazine piece comes on the heels of the recent visit of President Barack Obama to the Vatican, where he gave Pope Francis a chest of fruit and vegetable seeds used in the White House garden.
In return, the Pontiff gave Obama two symbolic medallions and a copy of his November proclamation calling for a new focus on inequality and world’s poor.
One of the gifts that made the magazine’s list of memorable gifts was the hoe given to ex-US president, Bill Clinton, when he visited Nigeria in August 2000.
Speaking on the gift, the Politico wrote:
“President Clinton has always been a crowd-pleaser, even when wearing a traditional 
Nigerian garment reserved for royalty and brandishing a hoe. Both were gifts from a local Nigerian chief, Muhammadu Baba, who hosted Clinton during his August 2000 visit.”

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These anti-Edo political organizations you folks went to join are the most anti-African - and Africans - in the world.

They're worse than anything; we obviously can't stop you though, even Ewuare II's manifest destiny lies in our own regional party.

We have egba Omo Oduduwa and so on, NPC, AG, the forerunner of them all NCNC and then now these cancers of today.

Stay "with them", but register for your most important election first: your local election, register Edo Political Front, and if you don't, vote the front.

No self respecting Edo will - in the future - find themselves the flag bearers and cheerleaders of foreign parties with indirect rule political and economic mandates, it just doesn't work.

No sane Edo person lives to "have the ear" of someone who doesn't have Edo at their heart.

The Supreme Court is the place to remove the frustration of these lethargic and "periodic" additions to the voting rolls; here - where I live - you can fill in the forms regarding changing your voter registration at the post office and other easy access places.

At the rate things are going we're going to find ourselves truly in decline as our populations suffer from simple things like protein deficiencies in children

" - Reggie Akpata

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