Buhari is confused over restructuring - Afenifere
- Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari is confusing restructuring of Nigeria with a break-up
- Afenifere said Buhari should separate those agitating for restructuring from those calling for the break-up of the country
- The group also said the president is indirectly promoting those working for the break-up of Nigeria
Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, on Sunday, October 1, claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s stance on the call for restructuring of Nigeria is an indication that he is confused over the issue.
Punch reports that Afenifere, in response to the President Buhari’s Independence Day’s broadcast, said he was confusing call for restructuring with that for the breakup of Nigeria.
Yinka Odumakin, the group national publicity secretary, said the president should make a clear distinction between the two and work towards rescuing the country from imminent collapse.
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Odumakin said: ''Buhari is indirectly promoting those working for the break-up of Nigeria by ignoring the demands of Nigerians for restructuring.
''He should separate those agitating for restructuring from those calling for a break-up of the country. I think he is confusing restructuring with break-up.
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''Those calling for restructuring are those working to avert the breakup of Nigeria while those opposed to it are the ones working for the break-up of the country.
''Let the President deal with restructuring; if he does not listen to the agitations for restructuring, he is promoting those who are working for the break-up of the country.''
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the president addressed Nigerians live on national television on Sunday, October 1.
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