- The factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ali Modu-Sheriff has said that there is no need to restructure Nigeria
- Sheriff said that restructuring of the country is not listed on the PDP's manifesto
- He also condemned Ahmed Makarfi for calling for a restructured system
The factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Ali Modu Sheriff has condemned Ahmed Makarfi for his comment on restructuring Nigeria.
Sheriff through the party's national working committee said restructuring Nigeria is not part of PDP's manifesto.
Speaking on behalf of Sheriff, Bernard Mikko called on Makarfi to indicate where the party's manifesto supported restructuring of Nigeria.
He also urged Makarfi to put to the table, details of what he expects to be restructured in the country.
“What is he restructuring? This nation must be put in the right perspective. The economy must be put right, we must get out of recession, create jobs, when we have addressed all these, we can look at the fundamental reform," Mikko said.
He further added that every Nigeria must be allowed the constitutionally guaranteed right in any part of the country they which to reside.
NAIJ.com had reported that Makarfi in a press briefing said there is nothing wrong with the renewed call for restructuring of the country.
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The factional PDP chairman said it is time for the federal government to take a critical look at the present Nigeria's structure and find ways to give the country a new sense of direction.
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