By Salaudeen Hashim and Jaye Gaskia
Whenever the question of restructuring and devolution of powers are raised by the contending factions and fractions of Nigeria’s prodigal ruling class, they bring to the fore incessant outcry for State Police and fiscal federalism.
As always, these issues, like the parent concepts of Restructuring and Devolution of powers, are simply thrown and bandied around without content, reflection, and any sense of responsibility.
Just as we had challenged them to come up with programmes of action on how to restructure Nigeria and achieve devolution of powers; we are equally duty bound now to once again throw up the challenge to ask them to provide content.
From a careful and critical analysis of the various responses given by different fractions of the ruling class to the challenge of providing concrete programmes on restructuring; it is now very clear that no serious, deep and reflective thought had been given […]