By Feyi Ijimakinwa
A couple of days back, a friend had asked, in a Whatsapp group which I belong to, if there is any country in Africa where the military is in power. He said his son had asked him and he wanted to confirm from his ‘fellow daddies’ before giving the appropriate answer to the young boy.
We informed him that, as of the day he was asking that question, there was no African country being ruled by the military.
But less than 72 hours after my friend gave his son the ‘factual answer’, the picture of democracy in Africa was greatly altered. The world was jostled by…