Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has attributed the rising sectional activism within the nation to the defective and twisted federalism presently operated.
Whereas emphasizing that sectional activism is steadily changing nationwide patriotism, Akeredolu said that the majority Nigerians are dropping religion in “Unity in Range” sloganeering.
In accordance with the governor who spoke at a public lecture titled “In the direction of A New Nigeria: From Federal Fatherism To A Commonwealth” which was a part of actions marking his second time period, Akeredolu disclosed that the one alternative to revive nationwide consciousness is thru true federalism.
The lecture was delivered by the President of the African Improvement Financial institution, AFDB, Dr Akinwumi Adesina.
Akeredolu added that relatively than constructing the Nation, Nigerians are extra inclined to ethnic nationalism as he said that the individuals have resorted to clannish satisfaction instead of nation-building.
Whereas figuring out insecurity as probably the most potent risk to nationwide perception, Governor Akeredolu harassed that the results are more and more turning into extra daring, including that the time to behave is now.
Talking on the efforts of the Southwest Governors in tackling insecurity, he mentioned their battle is towards criminality and never focused at any ethnic nationality or enterprise.
Sectional activism changing nationwide patriotism – Akeredolu worries