The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has acknowledged that the subsequent Nigerian chief ought to accommodate all ethnic nationalities not like the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Ohanaeze urged the individuals to wish for a greater chief that’s not bigot in coping with the affairs of the nation.
The group additionally mentioned that Nigeria had peace throughout the democratic governments of former Presidents Shehu Shagari and Umaru Yar’Adua than what’s being skilled right now resulting from worsening safety challenges.
Ohanaeze Vice President, Damian Okeke-Ogene, revealed this throughout an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria in commemoration of Nigeria’s 61st Independence anniversary.
He argued that inter-ethnic relationships amongst Nigerians have change into worse beneath Buhari’s watch when in comparison with earlier presidents of his ethnic Fulani origin.
“Nigeria wants a pacesetter who will accommodate all of the ethnic teams of the nation. Throughout Shagari and YarAdua, we had relative peace, so Nigerians ought to pray for good management,” Okeke-Oghene mentioned.
Buhari has lengthy been criticised as an unapologetically biased chief who has refused to outgrow his primordial sentiment regardless of main the nation as a navy dictator practically 4 a long time in the past.
Many voters consider that his nepotistic disposition has aggravated secessionist agitations across the nation with Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) threatening a breakaway and Yoruba Nation agitators clamouring for separation.
Within the North-Central state of Benue, a state predominated by ethnic Tivs and Idomas, Governor Samuel Ortom has a number of occasions accused the President of pitching his tent together with his ethnic Fulani herdsmen to kill and maim farmers in his area over their stance in opposition to invasion by the nomadic pastoralists.
Okeke-Ogene mentioned that Nigeria as a nation nonetheless yearns for good management, and that the second it will get high quality management, peace and growth will naturally exist.
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