Southern governors have requested the President, Main Common Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to convoke nationwide dialogue as a matter of urgency.
The Discussion board acknowledged this in a 12-point communique learn by its Chairman, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on the finish of its 4 hours assembly held in Asaba, the Delta State capital.
The governors expressed concern over the safety challenges at the moment plaguing the nation, urging Buhari to deal with Nigerians.
They defined that convoking a nationwide dialogue would assist to deal with agitations from Nigerians in several areas.
A part of the communique learn, “We noticed that the incursion of armed herders, criminals, and bandits into the Southern a part of the nation has introduced a extreme safety problem such that residents aren’t capable of dwell their regular lives together with pursuing numerous productive actions resulting in a menace to meals provide and basic safety.
“Agreed that the progress of the nation requires that pressing and daring steps be taken to restructure the Nigerian Federation resulting in the evolution of state police, overview of income allocation formulation in favour of the sub-national governments and creation of different establishments which legitimately advance our dedication to and observe of true federalism.
“In view of widespread agitations amongst our numerous peoples for higher inclusiveness in current governance preparations, the Federal Authorities ought to convoke a nationwide dialogue as a matter of urgency.”