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Nigeria's democracy too military in structure – Bode George

The Guardian Nigeria reports that Bode George, a former Deputy Governor of the Opposition Peoples Democratic Party has called for a total change in the structure of Governance in the country. During an interview with the Guardian Newspapers, Bode George said that the democracy of Nigeria was too military in it's setup given the fact that all the resources are first sent to Abuja. He further stated that power over resources should be given to every state and those state would pay a percentage to the military, police, external affairs, internal affairs and other important factors.

He also said that State Police should be created adding that the report of the 2014 constitutional conference should be revisited and executed. He further said that the number 1 priority of the Government is security, he said the insurgency of Boko Haram is still rampant. Speaking on unemployment, he said that Nigeria is abundant in resources adding that it can be tapped into. Speaking on the corruption of the country, he asked that the next President that comes into power should tackle it.

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