The Ekiti state governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has advised Nigerians to move their focus away from the 2023 power succession and elections and focus more on governance.
He frowned at the degeneration of the local governments in Nigeria, despite the huge yearly budgetary allocations.
Fayemi who was ably represented by the Chairman, Senate Committee on National Planning and Economic Affairs, Senator Olubunmi Adetunmbi, stated this during the public presentation of a book entitled: ‘Nigeria – Democracy Without Development: How to Fix It’, written by the Special Adviser to Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State (Research and Documentation), Dr. Omano Edigheji. He said the book was written to correct the ills in the Nigeria political system.
The governor’s representative also said,
“Nobody is asking questions; everybody is talking about election, power and succession. But the content of government and purpose of power is not in debate. Yes, the National Assembly is responsible for constitutional amendment but the 36 states must concur.”
“I will worry less about form of governance in Nigeria. But talk about the efficiency of the current system. How can we make the current system work better?”
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