A distinguished Northern elder and former Everlasting Secretary within the defunct North Central State, Alhaji Abbas Sambo has written to the President, Main Basic Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on the necessity for “Nigeria to be restructured earlier than the 2023 polls.”
The letter was additionally copied to former head of state, Generals Yakubu Gowon; Ibrahim Babangida; Abdulsalami Abubakar and former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan and his Vice, Namadi Sambo.
The elder statesman additionally mentioned he had written to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and the Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila on the difficulty.
Others who had been copied embrace former governors, together with a former Lagos State Governor and Nationwide Chief of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu.
The octogenarian mentioned this at a press convention held on the Arewa Home, Kaduna on Tuesday.
He additionally known as for the stripping off of immunity on all Nigerian governors for higher governance of their respective states.
Sambo, a former Chairman of the Federal Authorities Public Accounts Committee within the Nineteen Eighties, whereas canvassing the evaluate of the 1999 Structure, maintained that the nation have to be restructured alongside six areas every to be headed by a premier.
He mentioned “We should take away from state governors’ immunity and apply it solely to the Prime Minister, his Deputy, the Regional Premiers and their Deputies. The current structure is certainly laughable as the current Senators are attempting to move a regulation for them to have the identical immunity.”
Based on him, in view of the worsening safety state of affairs within the nation, there is absolutely the must rethink the federal construction because it has failed.
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