Restructuring of Nigeria dominated yesterday speeches of eminent citizens at the 17th convention of the Igbo Youths Movement (IYM) in Enugu. All the speakers, including former Vice-President, Alex Ekwueme, former Governor of old Anambra State Chukwuemeka Ezeife and a former National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) Chieftain, Ayo Adebanjo, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to embark on restructuring of Nigeria in line with the principles of True Federalism.
Also at the occasion were former Minister of Information Prof. Jerry Gana; former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi, renowned author Arthur Nwankwo and Niger Delta activist and protagonist of resource control, Ms Annkio Briggs. Speaker after speaker advised Buhari to implement the National Conference report of 2014 as a first step towards restructuring Nigeria.
The Leaders, who spoke on the theme of the convention, “Still in search of true federalism”, noted that the current protests and demand for separation by various groups as well as other socio-economic crises could be reduced by half if the National Confab’s report was implemented.