Dear Mr Zuma this is my second letter addressed to you and still I have not yet received a reply from you,my friends says I should have challenged you to a sing and dance competition they figure you are not a reading person but I know you have people reading on your behalf
My dear sir I know you would probably answer my quetion (are you a dictator?) with a loud NO but allow me to explain myself why i had to ask you this quetion,this i will attempt by comparing trends,patterns ,and style of leadership with some few former African head of state and including our very own former Bantustan leaders
Who can forget the leader of the then state of Venda Patrick Mphephu who's love for women was well documented apparently to show his love for one of his woman he tarred a road from his presidential house in town into deep rural Venda with no one in that village owning a car,but i know you sir, you only have 4 wives and 20 kids and you dont have time for women
Do you remember of a Dr,Chief Cedric Phatudi and of Dr,hounarable,chief ,minister of all departments Lucas Manyane Mangope this two gentlemen besides being teachers were given hononry doctorates and since that day they have insisted on being adressed on the prefix of Dr,but this doesnt apply to you as you only hold two hononary doctorate from the university of Texas and the other from the university of Nigeria and you are only rearly called pastor
But this bantustan leaders dont really resemble a lot of qualities than your mirror reflection Mobutu Sese Seko also known as Nkuku Ngbendu wa za Banga which can be translated into the all powerful warrior who because of his endurance and flexibility will go to conquest to conquest leaving fire in his wake( this sounds like your lobbying line going to the mangaung elective conference)
Mobutu Sese Seko was in 1985 named as a finalist into the world richest top 10 list his net worth as estimated at 5 billion us dollars,20% of his countries money (zaire) was dedicated to what was coined the presidential services,in his village of Gbadelite he built what is now known as the versailles of the jungle, a three castle project with a nuclear bunker able to accomodate 500 people,he also constructed a state of the work hospital,college,airport and a port for his ferry this was in a middle of a jungle while millions of people died of porverty
One last leader that resembles your road to the presidency is non other but Idi Amin,but my president i will credit you that you have not entirely taken the road of the one they call the butcher not yet anyway,Idi Amin wanted to be addressed like many of you as :his excellency president for life ,field marshal,doctor Idi Amin ,VC,DSO,MC,lord of all the beast of the earth and the fishes of the sea, and conquerer of the British empire in Africa in general and Uganda in particular ,his rise to power was due to the result of embezzelment of money of which he had to attend court but eventually choose to overthrow the goverment to avoid his day in court,sounds like the infamous overthrowing of Mr Mbeki during the coup in Polokwane
Today mr president i write this article in a secret place and i need to ask you again,are you a dictator?