Buhari: Re­struc­tur­ing talks ig­nite calls for breakup

Sunday Trust - - VIEWS - Nasiru Abubakar Bello John Stan­ley Gabriel Kumbo Godwin Iri­moen Peter Ihe­ji­eto Kamoru Shobo Cyn­thia Akande Afame­funa Obiefuna Okoye Ig­batigbi Zek­eri Muham­mad Hamisu Sani Kunle Ma­jeko­dunmi

Ito­tally agree with the pres­i­dent. All th­ese calls for re­struc­tur­ing can in­deed di­vide the coun­try. That is why I urge all Nige­ri­ans to work to­gether. We are bet­ter to­gether as a coun­try than di­vided.

The pres­i­dent spoke well, but I also feel that if there is fair­ness and jus­tice in the coun­try, the calls will re­duce. Ev­ery Nige­rian wants to have a sense of be­long­ing and in the event that, it is not pos­si­ble, he or she be­gins to seek a way out. So, I urge the present ad­min­is­tra­tion to carry all parts of the coun­try along in all its ac­tiv­i­ties.

Nige­ria can­not re­main united just be­cause our lead­ers say so. They have to act like they want a united coun­try and the only way to do that is to en­sure fair­ness at all times.

Calls for re­struc­tur­ing can­not lead to a breakup. I call on Pres­i­dent Muham­madu Buhari to lis­ten to the cries of the peo­ple and pro­vide so­lu­tion to the prob­lems.

The calls for re­struc­tur­ing can­not stop un­til some­thing is done about the state of things in Nige­ria.

The Na­tional Assem­bly should amend the con­sti­tu­tion and in­clude ref­er­en­dum, so that we can have one. With ref­er­en­dum, this mat­ter will be tack­led.

We should not be afraid of change. Re­struc­tur­ing may turn out to be the best for the coun­try. We can­not re­main in one place for­ever; there is need for change.

While call­ing for re­struc­tur­ing, we must state clearly how it should be done. I say this be­cause I ob­served that many peo­ple have dif­fer­ent views about re­struc­tur­ing. We have to be sure of what we want.

I like the pres­i­dent be­cause he al­ways backs his words with ac­tion. This is a leader who means well for Nige­ria and he needs all the sup­port he can get to keep the coun­try to­gether.

The calls for re­struc­tur­ing should not be ig­nored be­cause they will con­tinue. The best thing is for the cur­rent ad­min­is­tra­tion to look into the mat­ter crit­i­cally and take steps to ad­dress it.

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