True Federalism Panacea To Nigeria's Insecurity —Oyinlola
Former Osun State Governor, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola has canvassed for the amendment of the nation's constitution to pave way for true federalism.
Oyinlola stated this in Osogbo at the maiden edition of guest platform, a quarterly programme of the Osun State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists.
The former governor said the current constitution as being operated in the country could not guarantee security of citizens and economic development of the country.
He described the country’s security situation as appalling so much that the government was lost in thought on how to proffer solution to it.
Also speaking, the guest speaker who is also former Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin Universitiy, Akungba-akoko, Prof. Femi Mimiko said it was obvious that the country was overwhelmed by myriads of security challenges and there was no will power by the government to tackle it
Mimiko noted that there was lack of trust between the government and the governed
In a remark,Orangun of Oke-ila, Oba Adedokun Abolarin called for urgent solution the security challenges to sustain the nations unity in diversity.
In his welcome address, chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Osun state council, Comrade Wasiu Ajadosu, said the theme, of the lecture “Appraisal of State Security in Nigeria, yesterday, today and tomorrow; the way forward” was borne out of concern of journalists towards emplacing a secure Nigeria.
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