Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has stated that Nigeria’s future appears bleak and that its survival stays unpredictable.
The Governor stated that with out acutely aware efforts by these in authority to make sure regional autonomy, true democracy and monetary federalism, nobody can actually inform the way forward for the nation.
The Governor spoke at occasion to mark the 60th Independence celebration of Nigeria in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
“Nigeria’s distress index stays one of many worst on the planet.
“By no means in our historical past because the finish of the civil battle have Nigerians been so divided, despondent and distressed with prognosis that clearly level to the truth that the cracks are getting deeper within the much-strained,” Wike stated.
He famous that the partitions which have managed to maintain the nation collectively have been abused and debased.
“As issues stand now nobody can actually predict the longer term survival of this nation if we proceed to take care of this nebulous, rigged and customarily rejected federal system via corruption, repression and the abuse of each legit and illegitimate state establishments”.
The governor stated leaders’ resistance to heeding the voices of cause in confronting and resolving knotty points rapidly amounted to suspending the doomsday.
Wike identified that Nigeria may be sturdy and progressive if political leaders resolve follow true democracy, fraud-proof electoral system.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had on Thursday introduced a brand new worth for the pump worth of petrol within the nation throughout his Democracy Day nationwide tackle.
He berated earlier administrations from 1999 to 2015 for criticising his administration once they allegedly presided over the near-destruction of the nation.