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Anthills of the Savannah Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 11 Summary

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Chapter 11 Summary

Ikem contemplates his meeting with the taxi drivers. He interprets the events of the past week as having awakened a renewed interest in his culture, and he describes his feelings about public affairs and politics. He considers the failure of his government: the massive corruption, and the acceptance of foreign manipulation. He accuses the government of ignoring the country's poor, the lifeblood of the nation.

The scene shifts to the President, who is in his office. He has summoned Chris for a meeting. The President informs Chris that he has launched an investigation into Ikem's relationship with the 'Abazon agitators,' and, as a result, Ikem no longer to edit the Gazette.

Oriko questions the President as to what the charges are against Ikem. He replies that intelligence has revealed that Ikem was sympathetic with the delegation, which the President claims was made up of drug dealers...

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