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We must advocate restructuring rather than secession – Former Aviation Min, Babatope




An elder statesman and former Minister of Aviation below the administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief Ebenezer Babatope has described the choice of southern governors to satisfy over insecurity as a great improvement for Nigeria,


He stated the transfer is laudable particularly if the resolutions arrived at are successfully applied.

Babatope said this Wednesday throughout a radio present affairs programme monitored by DAILY POST in Osogbo.

Based on the elder statesman, “It’ll work if we work in the direction of it for the unity of the nation and never for any geopolitical aspirations.

“The selections of the southern governors to satisfy is nice sufficient and the resolutions arrived at in Asaba yesterday needs to be adopted up with belief and keenness.

“We should always not enable what the southern governors have began to slide away”, he warned.

Persevering with, the previous minister known as on Nigerians to encourage President Muhammadu Buhari to do the appropriate factor including that when it’s completed, issues will get higher within the nation.

“The President ought to come out and deal with the problem which the southern governors have put ahead.”

Whereas clamouring for the creation of state police and assessment of income allocation system as technique of guaranteeing justice and truthful play within the nation, he warned that requires secession needs to be correctly addressed.

He advocated restructuring as a method out for these calling for secession including that such calls needs to be completed with plenty of sense.

DAILY POST reviews that the southern state governors of Nigeria had met in Asaba, the Delta State capital on Tuesday eleventh of Could to deliberate on points.

On the finish of the essential assembly, they resolved to ban open grazing in the whole area, known as for nationwide dialogue, the evolution of state police, and the unity of Nigeria.

In addition they requested President Muhammadu Buhari to deal with the nation.

13 governors had been current on the assembly whereas two had been represented by their deputies.

The Osun State governor, Adegboyega Oyetola and his Abia State counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu had been noticeably absent and didn’t ship their deputies to symbolize them.

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