BREAKING NEWS: Gani Adams duties Peter Obi on Restructuring if Elected as President
The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, has tasked the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, on restructuring Nigeria if as elected.
“Anyone that desires to be the Nigerian president ought to restructure the nation into federating items the place each area will develop at their tempo,” Mr Adams stated.
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The Aare Onakakanfo was talking during a gathering with the LP flag bearer on Wednesday in Lagos.
Speaking additional, he stated, “Our founding fathers agreed on an enduring template of federalism primarily based on the independent constitution of 1960, however the army got here and thwarted our polity by changing federalism to unitary system, after a yr there was a civil struggle in 1967 and shortly thereafter, our living collectively was primarily based on mutual suspicion.
“With all of your lovely ideas, if Nigeria shouldn’t be restructured to regionalism, it will likely be very tough to realize.”
Emphasising the purpose of the assembly Mr Adams, stated the go to was not an endorsement but a chance for Mr Obi to current his party’s blueprint.
“Your go to shouldn’t be an endorsement however it is a chance so that you can current the blueprint of your party to us as an organisation.
“With the purpose you have got highlighted thus far, it’s my hope that you’re a man of integrity. My prayer is that God will grant your coronary heart’s needs,” Mr Adams stated.
The Aare Onakakanfo appreciated Mr Obi’s visit, describing it as a “gesture and respect for the revered stool of the Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land. It’s a present of your ardour and dedication.
“Your (Obi) respect for the stool of the Aareonakakanfo of Yoruba land is a reflection of your understanding of Nigeria’s issues.
“Because the Aareonakakanfo of Yoruba land, chief of the OPC and world convener of the OPU, we’re impartial for now. Nevertheless, we’ll focus on the difficulty on the numerous meetings of our stakeholders each in Nigeria and in the diaspora.”