- Retired professor Remi Sonaiya has called for radical reform that will enable the government to invest in top sectors of the economy
- The former KOWA party presidential candidate also sued for reposition of priorities toward health and education
- Professor Sonaiya similarly called for a stop in bicameralism, saying it will enable the government to cut waste
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Remi Sonaiya, 2015 presidential candidate of KOWA party, has called for a radical system change in government that will enable Nigeria to channel its resources towards top sectors of the economy.
Expressing her displeasure on the situation of the country, the retired professor of French and Applied Linguistics submitted that since there is no more money to import foods into the country, farmers should be encouraged to farm.
Sonaiya said in the same vein, Nigeria should cut waste and channel her resources to sectors like health and education that are in dire need of reformation.
The retired academician described as a waste of public funds the operation of a bicameral legislature in the country, saying the money invested on legislature alone should have been directed to other important sectors.
Bicameralism is a system where two legislative chambers are being operated in a country, i.e Houses of Representatives and Senate in the case of Nigeria.
"President Muhammadu Buhari has claimed we have no more money for food imports - so farmers should go & farm!
"Given our obvious needs in the health, education & other sectors, there's a lot more we shouldn't have money for anymore. e.g. Wasteful Bicameral Legislature," the former presidential candidate submitted in a tweet on Twitter on Thursday, May 28.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the special adviser on media and publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina, said he believes his boss is doing well.
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Adesina made the comment via a tweet on Tuesday, May 26, in reaction to an alleged news story making the rounds quoting him wrongly.
“In fact, we are lucky to have him at a time like this. All attempts to demonize me will fail,” part of his statement read.
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