Calls For Restructuring In Nigeria
Professor Ango Abdullahi has described Nigeria’s presidential system of government as very corrupt calling for the return to parliamentary system. The former Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University said this on Saturday.
Jerome-Mario, a Lagos journalist, writes on the leadership challenges and other socio-political problems Nigeria is facing. He specifically focuses on the agitation for restructuring and recommends how it should be implemented.
As the debate for Nigeria's restructuring lingers on, the Yoruba Youth Forum has said any political party that is opposed to the call for restructuring should be regarded as an enemy of Nigeria and the Yoruba race.
Emir of Kano, HRH Muhammadu Sanusi II, says he is troubled whenever the issue of restructuring is discussed. He urged Nigerians to stop avoiding the relevant issues that should be looked at when talking about restructuring.
Former interim national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, has blamed successive military governments that ruled Nigeria for 29 years since independence for the alleged lopsided structure of the country.
President Buhari, the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku; Senate President Saraki; are to participate at a special pan-Nigerian conference designed to move the national conversation on political restructuring.