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Nigeria Needs Security, Restructuring Not Necessarily Yoruba Presidency — Makinde

A file picture of Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde.


Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has mentioned Nigeria wants satisfactory safety and restructuring of the nation rather more than the ethnicity of the one that occupies the presidency.

The governor maintained that the necessity to restructure the nation has turn into extra crucial within the face of safety challenges and solely time will inform on which one is extra fascinating for Nigeria between a restructured Nigeria and a Yoruba presidency.

Makinde mentioned this on Tuesday whereas handing over 33 operational autos and 396 bikes to the Oyo State Security Network, codenamed Amotekun Corps, for its take-off.

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“I have heard some of our political leaders jostling around and saying they want to become the president of Nigeria in 2023. I think what we need at this stage is to secure our people and restructure Nigeria.

“It does not matter who is the president in Abuja. In a restructured Nigeria, every corner of the country will feel the impact of government. That is what we need.

“May God protect those running around for presidency till 2022. By that time, we will meet and, by then, we will get to know whether it is restructured Nigeria or Yoruba presidency that we really need,” Makinde mentioned.

The governor pressured that the time has come for Nigeria to safe its individuals and restructure its system to checkmate the rising insecurity within the nation.

He maintained that if restructured, each nook of Nigeria will likely be impacted positively, stating that irrespective of who’s president in Abuja, the system would run successfully in a approach that will likely be helpful to one and all.

He additionally expressed satisfaction with the institution of the Amotekun Corps, saying the corps will play a significant position in making certain safety.

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