The Nationwide Coordinator, Southern and Center Belt Management Discussion board, John Nnia Nwodo, has mentioned restructuring was the simplest strategy to make Nigeria nice once more.
Nwodo’s view was contained in a paper titled “Re-evaluation of African Values and Tradition within the face of the crises of the 21 Century”, delivered on the 4th Chinua Achebe Worldwide Convention on the College of Nigeria, Nsukka.
On the herders/farmers disaster, he insisted there was no justification to permit cattle grazing which entails herdsmen trekking with quite a few cows by foot from the North to elements of the South in the hunt for grasses to feed their cows.
The ex-President Basic of Ohanaeze Ndigbo mentioned the Netherlands has taught everybody that grasses might be grown wherever digitally.
“The current system is archaic, harmful to the cows and the herdsmen and inimical to the upkeep of public safety. No cheap authorities will enable it to proceed”,
Nwodo famous that the adjustments in cultural values have traumatized the society and led to cybercrime, illiteracy, insecurity, electoral dishonesty, lack of accountability, retardation in academic requirements and insecurity.
He advocated that states decide their social welfare insurance policies, safety, personal their pure sources however pay royalties to the Federal Authorities for frequent companies.
Nwodo condemned the quota system, noting that main industrialized international locations thrive on benefit as this promotes competitors, rewards laborious work and drives growth.
He mentioned the thought of gaining admission to a Federal Secondary College, a Polytechnic, a College or the Civil Service, with out excelling in a aggressive examination, destroys private efforts and discovery of skills
“That is the one nation on the earth the place movies of electoral polling cubicles are confirmed by tv stations but courts maintain that the take a look at of proving with out cheap doubt has not been met.
“That is the one nation on the earth the place the defeated will discover it troublesome to concede as a result of there’s normally no compelling purpose to take action.
“That is the one nation on the earth the place it might take as much as six months or extra to conclude an election petition by the judicial course of.”
The previous two-time Minister bemoaned the flawed and insufficient deployment of youths and girls in political actions.
Nwodo mentioned so long as younger individuals take the again seat in politics and like to obtain handouts from politicians, they could not assume political places of work early.