Nigeria’s problem is elitist, says Doyin Okupe

Doyin Okupe-TVC

Doyin Okupe-TVCFormer Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe has said elites across all works of life have failed Nigeria as a nation.

Okupe was speaking in Osogbo on the sideline of the calls for restructuring as being taunted by Nigerians as the solution to the socio-politcal and economic development of the country.

He said the clamour for restructuring is not about criticism about marginalisation or agitation for secession from some sections of the country but a return to true federalism.

The medical doctor turned politician maintained that unity of any nation in the world is by negotiation even though it is best for Nigeria to remain an entity with unity in diversity.

He advocate a unity of purpose and direction which are lacking among Nigerians a solution to the country’s challenges.

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun state, Kayode Oduoye believes that the development of human capacity is the answer to the calls for resource control and youth restiveness in particular section of the country.



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