Friday, January 15, 2021

University Don, Afe Adedayo calls for restructuring of governance in Nigeria

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A university Don has identified a holistic approach where good governance would be practicable as the solution to the unrest arising from the EndSARS protests across the nation.

The Acting Head, Department of History and international studies Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko, Dr Afe Adedayo made the suggestion while speaking with ORANGEFM in Akure the Ondo State capital on the escalated Endsars protests in some states of the federation.

Dr Adedayo who opined that the agitations of the EndSARS protesters was as a result of the accumulated maladministration that cut across every sector of the nation’s economy said Nigerian leaders should embark on wide consultation that would involve former presidents, governors, traditional and opinion leaders among others in addressing the situation.

On the long term solution to the crisis, the historian said a return to regionalism would equally help savalge the situation and urged government on the need to ensure that henceforth the welfare of its citizens is taken serious.

He appealed to the youth to stop destroying property while agitating for their rights saying it would defeat the purpose of their genuine intention for good governance, an end to police brutality and good welfarism among others.