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'Donate your Federal Allocation to States that needs it'- Shehu Sani tells rich Nigerian States

Senator Shehu Sani, a former member of the National Assembly, has suggested that states in the federal republic of Nigeria that believe they are too wealthy to receive federal allocation should donate their allocation to states that are urgently in need of it.

Senator Shehu Sani said this amid a slew of economic woes that have left the majority of the state's economy in shambles. There is no question that certain Nigerian states are self-sufficient in terms of internally generated revenue. Because of its strong economy, states like Lagos State will survive without federal funding. Lagos State has the fifth largest economy in Africa, according to Wikipedia.

In response, Nigerians on social media have mentioned some states in the country that desperately need donations from other wealthy countries, as suggested by former Senator Shehu Sani. Take a look at some of the reactions below;

Do you know of any Nigerian States that could exist without Federal funding? Make a note of it in the comments section.

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