The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has lend his voice to calls for the restructuring of the country, saying it was strange that the All Progressives Congress (APC), which was at the fore-front of the agitation for true federalism was now against restructuring as the ruling party.
The Governor, who hailed the position expressed last Thursday, by the Southwest APC, said the party, must now go beyond playing to the gallery and set machineries in motion to restructure the country.
Nigeria has reached a stage where it must be restructured in order to move forward, said Ijaw national leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark.
“Nigeria must be restructured. We cannot live in a country that is lopsided. Eighty per cent of the resources of this country are in our backyard but there’s nothing to show for it. The people are angry and nothing has been done.
“For instance, the board of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was reconstituted recently. Nine members: but there […]
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, said on Tuesday that Nigeria must embrace restructuring as the surest solutions to its current economic challenges.
He argued that to succeed, the country must abandon its “feeding bottle federalism “ for true fiscal federalism.
The deputy Senate President also disagreed with the views expressed in certain quarters that all the country needed was good governance and not restructuring.
He spoke at the Second Annual Conference of the Young Parliamentarians Forum, which took place […]