Comments made by the Oba in Lagos made headlines in Nigeria. Did he want to force people to vote for him? Would he drive Ibo into the nearest lagoon? Were there images of the civil war of decades ago? Do the Ibo have to be on their guard once again?
The traditional ruler really did cause some waves, even before throwing Ibo into the water.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has added her voice, conscious of her own roots and of being a Nigerian.