Center Belt, southern leaders give FG 90 days to repeal 1999 structure
Distinguished leaders from varied ethnic teams from the South-West, South-East, South-South and the Center Belt have described the 1999 Structure as a fraud put collectively to perpetually subjugate different nationalities below the management of the Fulani.
The aggrieved leaders gave the Federal Authorities a 90-day ultimatum to represent a committee on Sovereign Nationwide Convention to determine on the repeal of the 1999 Structure or to dissolve Nigeria’s amalgamation of 1914.
In keeping with an announcement on Friday, the Center Belt and southern leaders made the decision at a gathering in Lagos.
The leaders, who spoke on the platform of the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Willpower, mentioned the 1999 Structure was answerable for the worsening insecurity and poverty within the land.
Among the leaders who signed the communiqué are former Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang; Prof. Yusufu Turaki; a outstanding historian, Prof. Banji Akintoye; President-Basic, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo; Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe; Senator Aniete Okon; and Fred Agbeyegbe.
Others embrace Air Commodore Indongesit Nkanga (retd.); Ambassador Godknows Igali; Fred Agbeyegbe, Rear Admiral Geoffrey Yange and Dr Kunle Oshodi.
The leaders mentioned all elections should be suspended in order that winners wouldn’t be sworn in with the identical 1999 Structure which they described as defective.
The communiqué learn partly, “Being confronted by the clear and current hazard of extermination within the arms of our supposed compatriots within the union of Nigeria, (we) hereby declare a sovereignty dispute with the federation of Nigeria as represented by the Federal Authorities of Nigeria, on account of our repudiation and rejection of the imposed 1999 Structure of Nigeria, whose authorship was fraudulently imputed to us.
“Moreover, efficient from at the moment, 18th December, 2020, (we) give a 90-day discover to the Authorities of the Federation of Nigeria, the Safety Council of the United Nations, the Authorities of the US of America, the European Union in addition to the worldwide group, of the intention of the peoples of the alliance territories to rethink our continued allegiance to the disputed 1999 Structure in addition to the unitary union of loss of life, attrition and backwardness it foists on us.
“It’s our demand that within the 90-day interval of this discover, the next particular actions should be taken by the Federal Authorities of Nigeria to firmly set in movement an irreversible course of by which the aforementioned grave constitutional grievances could be addressed:
“A proper announcement by the Federal Authorities of Nigeria acknowledging the constitutional grievances and sovereignty dispute now declared by the peoples of the South and Center-Belt of Nigeria.
“A proper dedication by the Federal Authorities of Nigeria to the wholesale decommissioning and jettisoning of the 1999 Structure.
“A proper announcement by the Federal Authorities of Nigeria suspending additional basic elections below the disputed 1999 Structure.
“A proper initiation of a time-bound transitioning course of to engender the emergence of contemporary constitutional protocols by a two-stage course of by which the constituent regional blocs will, on the first stage, distill and ratify their varied constitutions by referendums and plebiscite and within the second stage, negotiate the phrases of federating afresh as could also be dictated by the outcomes of a referendum and plebiscite.”
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