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Nigeria: Rebuilding the Ruins of Nigeria

Opinion - Babs Onabanjo argues the urgent need to restructure the federation

" In the letter, the revered monarch expressed his worry about the security situation in the country, especially in the South West geo-political zone, and the entire Yoruba-speaking area of the country including Kwara, Kogi and Edo States.Above all the Governor must make a statement as the Chief Security Officer of the State addressing specifically the security of life and property, defending against terrorists, kidnappers, rapists, bandits, the pursuit of liberty and happiness in the South West and Nigeria in general.It is time we abandoned the journey to nowhere and change our course to a destiny of civilization, hope, progress, unity, justice, and peace.Let us rebuild it together by restructuring Nigeria into six regional autonomous entities or regional autonomous zones, reform the constitution and electoral laws and steer Nigeria on a new path towards unity, equity, progress, justice, and peace.

Recently, His Royal Majesty, the Alafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, penned an open letter to General Buhari - who by the way is not aware of anything happening around him and in the country except issuing press releases in defense of marauding herdsmen.The open letter entitled "Yoruba Question in Nigeria Conundrum.

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