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Organise national dialogue to address agitations for restructuring, secession – Ibadan monarch tells Buhari

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An Ibadan Chief, Oloye Taofeek Adegboyega Adegoke, has appealed to President Muhamadu Buhari, to as a matter of urgency, convey a nationwide dialogue.

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Adegoke, who’s the Ajia Balogun of Ibadanland, famous that the necessity to convey the nationwide dialogue was essential in view of the assorted agitations by teams and people calling for secession and restructuring of the nation.

DAILY POST recollects that some teams and people from southern a part of the nation had been calling for secession and restructuring of the nation.

However, Adegoke whereas addressing journalists in Ibadan on Thursday, famous that restructuring of the nation shouldn’t be the very first thing to do.

He added that step one to take so as to handle numerous agitations, is a nationwide dialogue the place every of the teams will say its thoughts.

The chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) mentioned that the end result of the nationwide dialogue will decide the following line of motion for the nation to maneuver ahead.

He suggested those that are agitating for secession to have a rethink as a result of there are extra advantages if Nigeria stays as one.

“A nationwide dialogue the place all people will come collectively and say his or her thoughts ought to be convened urgently.

“So, if now we have the nationwide dialogue, we will take a look at it wether our staying collectively is to our personal advantages or not. To me, you don’t simply say restructuring, we have to have a nationwide dialogue first.

“I do know that now we have one through the time of former President, Goodluck Jonathan, however, the place is the report, the e-book is gathering mud.

“To me, I’ll let you know that there are lots of advantages if we’re collectively.”

Adegoke, whereas talking additional, maintained that Nigeria is at present experiencing many issues as a result of we’re not working federal system of presidency the best way it speculated to be.

“The issue in Nigeria is that we’re not really implementing the federal system of presidency very properly. We’re not following it.

“It’s unitary system that we’re working. You say that we’re operating a federal system of presidency however, states will not be accountable for sources in thier states.

“That isn’t the way it ought to be. States can be going to Abuja each month to gather allocation. That’s the downside, as a result of states will turn into lazy as a result of they know that they’ll gather cash in Abuja on the finish of the month.”

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