- The three major presidential candidates in the forthcoming elections cannot solve Nigeria's challenges, a senior lawyer has said
- Mike Ozekhome warned that it is only restructuring of the system of government that can end the problems bedevilling the nation
- The renowned lawyer made this disclosure while delivering his 62nd Independence Day celebration speech
A senior advocate of Nigeria has said that Nigeria's problems are enormous for the three leading presidential candidates contesting for the seat of the president in the 2023 election to profer solutions for them
The Punch reports that Mike Ozekhome warned the insecurity situation, bad economy, and hopelessness which has ravaged the country can only be addressed through restructuring of the nation.
Speaking while delivering his 62nd Independence Day speech, the senior lawyer said that it is only a change in the system of government that can bring a turnaround for Nigeria.
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“The greatest challenge is how to get some of the elite whose privileges are provided by the existing system to support its dismantling into a system that is potentially beneficial to ‘society’ but perhaps disproportionately harmful to their interests in the short term.
“In other words, we are faced with the same kind of conundrum as some western countries with their welfare system. Having designed and implemented it for generations, it has grown into an unsustainable octopus of inefficiency but reforming it is not easy."
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The former governor of Anambra state also stated that his ideology and beliefs with the PDP's helmsman and maybe other parties' flag bearers might be the same.
According to Obi, he is currently focused on solving Nigeria's problem rather than dwelling on the past which is long gone.
Peter Obi's Labour Party releases bank account details for campaign fundraising
The Labour Party has released account details for its supporters and well-wishers to donate money to the campaign ahead of the 2023 general election.
The release of the account details by the party comes barely 24 hours after the official commencement of campaign activities as stipulated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
AIn a simple tweet made at 10.42 pm on Thursday, September 29, the Labour Party shared an e-banner containing details of the account for the party. A