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Nigeria’s Federation Is Under Threat, Restructuring Is Crucial - Ibe - TheCityPulseNews.com
If there is one obvious lesson political elites in Nigeria should have learned 17 years since the beginning of this current democratic dispensation, it should be that in a democracy, the opinions of the people from all ends of the country should be sourced and listened to especially in matters of national importance. That is why we are today, on the platform of Join The Restructuring Campaign, a socio-political group of eminent Nigerians, warning that the Nigerian ship will hit an iceberg should it neglect the towering calls by her citizen to restructure the federal structure of government which the country is operating on. Unfortunately, the President of Nigeria, Mohammad Buhari had during his 2018 New Year Broadcast insisted that restructuring was not the most pressing issue in Nigeria because the country’s problems have more to do with the process. His body language is one which is not only anti to public opinions but one with a great penchant for instilling dictatorial leadership in Nigeria’s democratic process. While he is contesting to be re-elected for a second term, the Nigerian people are calling for a debate where he can have an interface with Nigerian citizens to weigh his ideas for …