Following the published by President Muhammadu Buhari to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of Nigeria, the Southern and Center Belt Leaders have described the published as disappointing on the a part of the President.
Whereas emphasizing that the published which must have given Nigerians hope had additional dampened their morale in direction of conceptualizing a rustic of their dream.
The leaders underneath the auspices of Southern and Center Belt Leaders Discussion board whereas describing the published as mere sound and fury in addition to empty rhetorics, said that Buhari bungled the chance to assuage Nigerians on his concrete and viable plans for the nation.
In accordance with the discussion board in an announcement signed by Yinka Odumakin, South-West; Chief Man Ikokwu, South-East; Senator Bassey Henshaw, South-South and Dr. Isuwa Dogo, Center Belt, “It’s shameful that on one of these event, our president needed to be lecturing us on why we needed to pay extra for gas as a result of international locations like Ghana, Egypt and Niger are paying extra.”
The assertion learn “The Southern and Center Belt Leaders Discussion board has examined the published of President Buhari to mark the event of the 6O years of independence of Nigeria and disappointingly concludes that it was like the story filled with sound and fury signifying nothing.”
The discussion board added that within the midst of all of the nation goes by way of which requires her management to summon the constituent models to the desk of brotherhood to hunt basic methods out, Nigerians have been handled to nothing however the “typical bland sermons.”
Including that the President by no means remembered how founding fathers negotiated a federal structure which locations the nation on the trail of growth within the early years of independence, the discussion board maintained that Navy incursion had additionally set the nation on the ruinous unitary lane which has fostered underdevelopment to the purpose that Nigeria is now the worldwide Secretariat of poverty at 60.
The assertion added that “The President would have been extra inspiring if he had used the chance to put out the method of reconstituting Nigeria to return it to the trail of productiveness, autonomy for the federating models and sustainable peace and growth.