Politicians In The North Are Scared Of Restructuring Because Outside Nigeria, They Are Formless – Prof Pat Utomi

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Pat Utomi, a Nigerian professor of political economy and has revealed why Northern leaders are scared of .

Utomi who spoke at virtual media parley ahead of the ‘Never Again’ mark 51 years after the civil , noted that largely relies on the federal for share of revenue which “has made them really unproductive”.

He added that northern politicians are scared of because they are formless outside Nigeria.

Utomi Said;

“There is a real that the south does not understand. They are painters of who hate each other very much; that is the truth of the matter. That is why they are scared of because they don’t know where it will lead them, and outside of Nigeria, they are formless; there is no north.”

The Nigerian Professor who stressed that restructuring will help become productive and move away from the status, also announced that the second edition of the ‘Never Again’ which will feature Matthew Kukah, bishop of Sokoto Catholic diocese as the keynote addresser and former President Olusegun Obasanjo as the special guest of honour, will be chaired by Ayo Adebanjo, Afenifere leader and Kalu Idika Kalu, a former finance minister.

Utomi Added;

“It is recalled that Nigeria fought a bitter and internecine 30-month civil that left its wake a sharply divided nation with mutual suspicion, hatred and resentment across racial and regional lines. An estimated one million victims were killed immediately before and during the .

“The will x-ray the that led the civil and the need for patriots work together achieve national cohesion, especially light of several centrifugal tendencies within the polity.”