Frail President Olusegun Obasanjo has kicked in opposition to the calls for Nigeria’s spoil-up by some groups within the nation.
He stated this while speaking at his Penthouse position, Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, when he performed host to individuals of Tiv mavens Neighborhood (TPG) led by Prof Zacharys Exasperate Gundu.
The customary president requested that if Nigeria breaks up what shall be the destiny of minority ethnic groups within the nation.
In accordance with Obasanjo, if the likes of Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa/Fulani ethnic groups stand alone, the minority groups shall be oppressed as they would prove to be smaller nations.
“If the Yorubas can stand as a nation, if the Igbos can stand as a nation, if the Hausas/Fulanis can stand as a nation, can catch to you principal tribes web to spoil up from the nation, the save attain you desire the minority ethnic groups to stand. That, many Nigerians don’t be taught about, unfortunately.
“If Nigeria breaks up and they’re in a smaller nation, they’re going to be oppressed. They’ll repeatedly be exterminated. Are we thinking of that?” he requested.
Meanwhile, Obasanjo called on the manager to manufacture a manufacture a approach to address kidnappers and bandits as in opposition to ransom rate.
The elder statesman popular a prolonged lasting approach to insecurity requires a “carrot and stick” plan.
“Some folk are still reaching out, and hoping that lives can still be saved. But a screech whereby anybody thinks paying ransom is the plan in which out, that particular person is folly. He’s a folly. It’s a long way because while you happen to pay ransom, you help. But can catch to you are no longer going to pay ransom, you will must catch deal carefully with it. You need to catch the follow address it,” he stated.
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