Date: August 05, 2020, 06:34:33 AM
True Federalism: Yakasai blames Jonathan for non-implementation of 2014 confab report: Politics : Nigerialog.com - Nigeria's Premier Online Forum
“Nigeria has been operating this federation for more than 60 years even before we gained independence. Now, if we can operate something for 60 years and that thing is not working, is it not fair to tell the people that this is why we feel the thing is not working?
He said there have been occasions where the North discussed the issue of restructuring imploring the sponsors of the restructuring to publish a white paper in the media for people to read what restructuring will look like.Speaking about the 2014 National Conference, Yakasai said that the Conference was initiated by former President Goodluck Jonathan, adding that he expected the former President to have come up with a white paper that would mandate anyone that succeeds him to implement the report.
He said:”The present structure is not working because power is exceedingly concentrated at the centre, every part of Nigeria has the potential to become wealthy and contribute to the overall good of Nigeria.“Nigeria has responsibility to become a global start for all black people.”