Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar says the resolution by Governors from the southern part of the country was a necessity but would not be far reaching in overcoming current challenges.
The former vice president who made the observation in a statement called for urgent steps to address the drift and protect the country from “centrifugal forces.”
Alhaji Atiku raised alarm that Nigerians were drifting apart from each other, a development he said was dangerous for the country, and urged patriots to stand firm on unity and progress.
Meanwhile governors on the platform of the people’s democratic party are to meet in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital to review the State of the nation especially issues of national security and economy.
A statement by the Director-General
PDP Governors’ Forum, Mr. C.I.D. Maduabum The meeting will be presided over by the Forum Chairman, and Governor Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal and will fine-tune strategies to support the PDP as a viable and necessary alternative to the APC.
In a related development, the PDP called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take urgent steps to address what it calls worsened food insecurity and the attendant hunger and starvation across the nation.
In a statement, National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan claimed that over eighty millions nigerians could no longer afford their daily meals due to worsened economic problems.
The party charged President Buhari to urgently opening the nations silos to cushion the situation and push down prices.