ATIKU TAKES ON BUHARI ON NIGERIA’S RESTRUCTURING AHEAD OF 2019 POLLS
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ABUJA, Nigeria, Nigeria's former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, has revived debate, on the restructuring of the country's federal structure, by pledging greater devolution, if he becomes president, at the polls next year.
Atiku, who picked nomination forms to be the presidential flag-bearer of the opposition People's Development Party (PDP), this week, says, he is in favour of handing more powers to the country's 36 states, and the Federal Capital Territory, if he wins in Feb, 2019.
Over the years, since (the) military got involved, governing the country, they have created too many states and concentrated a lot of power in the centre, he said.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK