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Nigeria On The Verge Of Collapse, Might Not Survive Another Six Months — Robert Clarke

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A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Robert Clarke, has mentioned Nigeria may not survive the issue of insecurity for an additional six months.

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Clarke, who was talking on Channels Tv’s Programme, Sunday Politics, famous that the nation was on the snapping point, stressing that the prevailing safety scenario now was worse than the scenario through the Shehu Shagari-led authorities in 1982.





He mentioned, “The issue in Nigeria is that individuals who ought to know do not need to know and have no idea. The safety part is speaking and speaking and speaking, what are they doing? The safety scenario on this nation at this time is so dangerous that I, Robert Clarke, can’t assure Nigeria one other six months.

“The issues are so overwhelming and so they have been created by these similar politicians since 1999 structure got here in to be and this crop of politicians, younger boys then, who had been swimming in Sani Abacha’s loot and attempting to type as many political events for him, acquired into cash and got here into politics, Nigeria has by no means been the identical.

“Nigeria is worse than it was in 1982. 1982 when Shehu Shagari was the president of the nation is a greater Nigeria than at this time, 2021. What’s the trigger? The trigger is the management we have now.

“Now, I need to suggest about safety, I could also be proper or flawed. Now, there isn’t any gainsaying that Nigeria is getting ready to collapse. I had, seven years in the past, 70% curiosity on this authorities, at this time I haven’t got 10% on this authorities once more.

“One thing needs to be finished and these are my options: Nigeria needs to be modified from what it’s at this time and the one approach to change it’s to create a state (of emergency) that may make the 1999 structure ungovernable. We would like a state of emergency to be created in Nigeria at this time.

“How will we do it? Below the Nigerian structure, the President, who’s the commander-in-chief has all the ability to delegate all his chief powers to the chief of defence workers. Let him now discuss to the president of the Senate, let him now discuss to the Speaker of the home and all of the governors {that a} state of emergency is now going to be declared in Nigeria, which implies all governors should go, all legislators should go.

“The navy will now arrange six geographical zones that we imagine in our hearts, nonetheless exists however let’s begin on that. Permit navy governance over these states. I can guarantee you, the day Nigeria is launched to 6 states, and there’s a state of emergency, 80% of the cash being spent on governance will likely be returned to the treasury. Then, we will sit and rejig Nigeria, let all of the states management their inner sources.”

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