Alh. Shetima Yerima, President, Arewa Youth Consultative Discussion board, AYCF, Alhaji Yerima Shettima, mentioned for Nigeria to understand its full potentials in all spheres of life, restructuring stays the one viable possibility.
Chatting with DAILY POST in Kaduna, Alhaji Yerima Shettima mentioned, “l am a robust advocate of restructuring anyplace l stand to offer my candid opinion on the best way ahead for this nation.”
He added, “The centre can’t maintain and l am of the view that there’s the necessity to decentralize the facility of the federal authorities. The system we’re practising has made extra mockery of our governors at varied ranges as a result of the governors typically instances relayed on what the federal authorities allocate to them somewhat than wanting inward into what they’ll do to maintain their states.
“If we run a system that provides sure autonomy to the states or areas, there are likelihoods that progressive concepts will are available on how finest to successfully handle what’s on floor for the general profit and improvement of the folks.
“The likes of Sardauna of Sokoto, Awolowo, Azikwe and different founding fathers may make significant affect of their varied areas that at the moment we’re recalling their selfless service to the nation. The regional system of presidency gave them the apple alternative to provoke concepts which might be related to their terrain, they have been capable of do higher and the affect continues to be seen after years of their providers.”
He’s of the idea that if the nation is restructured, the states or areas would have the ability to harness their assets by means of correct and prudent administration to have the ability to develop the speedy urgent wants of their folks.
Alhaji Yerima Shettima noticed that the nation doesn’t must solely depend on oil, stressing that in each a part of the nation, strong minerals abound and with higher administration, the whole nation shall be higher for it.
He defined that when the nation is restructured, it could encourage governors or regional leaders to be aggressive in guaranteeing that the most effective issues are performed to the folks.
He added that with restructuring, the regional leaders would have the ability to care for different challenges like insecurity, economic system, kidnapping, banditry, mentioning that with group policing, it will likely be higher for the area than what’s obtainable within the nation at the moment.
He opined that with out restructuring, the nation could not get it proper as it’s if regional system of presidency is adopted within the nation.