The Common Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has suggested the federal authorities to restructure Nigeria, as a way to do away with secession agitations and its financial challenges.
Adeboye said this whereas talking on the sixtieth Independence Day Celebration Symposium organized by RCCG and the Nehemiah Management Institute on Saturday.
Based on the revered cleric, the President Muhammadu Buhari administration should perform the restructuring of the nation “as quickly as attainable” to keep away from a breakup of the assorted social-ethnic elements.
The 78-year-old additional urged the adoption of a merger of the British fashion of presidency and the American system of presidency.
“Why can’t now we have a system of presidency that can create what I’ll name the US of Nigeria? Let me clarify. Everyone knows that we should restructure. It’s both we restructure or we break, you don’t should be a prophet to know that one. That’s sure – restructure or we break up.
“Now, we don’t need to break up, God forbid. In restructuring, why don’t now we have a Nigerian sort of democracy? On the federal stage, why don’t now we have a President and a Prime Minister?
“If now we have a President and a Prime Minister and we share duties between these two in order that one shouldn’t be an appendage to the opposite. For examples, if the President controls the Military and the Prime Minister controls the Police. If the President controls sources likes oil and mining and the Prime Minister controls finance and inland income, taxes, customs and so forth. You simply divide duties between the 2.
“On the state stage, you will have the governor and the premier, and the identical manner, you distribute duties these folks in such a fashion that one can’t actually go with out the opposite. Perhaps we’d start to deal with the issues.
“If we’re going to undertake the mannequin, then we have to urgently restore the Home of Chiefs. I’ve a sense that one in all our main issues is that now we have pushed the normal rulers to the background and I imagine that may be a grave error.
“With none doubt, we should restructure and do it as quickly as attainable. A United States of Nigeria is more likely to survive than our current construction,” Adeboye stated.