The United Kingdom chapter of the Pan-Yoruba sociopolitical organisation, Afenifere, has said President Bola Tinubu would write his name in gold by restructuring the country and delivering a new constitution for Nigeria.
The secretary of the group in the United Kingdom and Europe, Anthony Ajayi, an engineer, in an interview, said Nigerians urgently desired leaders with the will to restructure the country.
According to him, restructuring is key to the survival of Nigeria as the current constitution vests so much power at the centre.
He said the zoning system in the country could not guarantee the prosperity of Nigeria.
Ajayi said, “Nigerians are yearning for leaders who can restructure the country or convene a sovereign national conference to get a new constitution. The zoning idea can only ensure political equality but will not resolve the multifaceted problems militating against the growth and development of Nigeria. Restructuring is sacrosanct to the survival of Nigeria than the zoning ideology being propagated by our leaders.
“The current structure has gone worse than envisaged with insecurity and high level of corruption pervading and threatening the existence of Nigeria. The imposition of the 1999 constitution ensured not only the underdevelopment and destruction of Nigeria but also the unfair and criminal transfer of resources.
“Nigeria cannot develop and grow like other countries as long as the current structure is still in place.”
He said that with the president having surmounted the Supreme Court hurdle, he should concentrate on restructuring Nigeria, as well as diversifying the country’s economy away from crude