Calls For Restructuring In Nigeria
Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe has said that power will not shift to the south as being speculated and that the north will still continue to rule after 2023.
Represented by a Senior Lecturer of the Islamic Studies at the Bayero University Kano (BUK), Dr. Bashir Aliyu Umar, he said the elites use the manipulation lines as major source of communal violence and insecurity in the country.
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, says political elites have manipulated restructuring for their selfish interest. Sanusi II, said this on Friday, April 19.
Professor Itse Sagay (SAN), the chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has said President Muhammadu Buhari should consider paying attention to the issue of restructuring in his second term.
Anthony Sani, the secretary-general of the Arewa Consultative Forum, explained that the group rejected Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party because of his position on restructuring and his plan to sell national assets.
The retired diplomat, however, opined that to address the issue, Nigeria must restructure, even as he pleaded with the federal government to reconsider its stance on the call for restructuring and return to true federalism.