Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo is at the moment holding peaceable talks with leaders of the Tigray area and the Ethiopian authorities to revive normalcy within the East African nation.
This was introduced on Saturday by a former chairman of the Nationwide Well being Insurance coverage System (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, who advocated a dialogue between bandits and the Nigerian authorities.
Yusuf claimed throughout a program, Metropolis Talks with Reuben Abati, that any authorities that shies away from reconciliation talks with broken teams in its society is irresponsible.
“And at the moment President Obasanjo is conducting a dialogue with Tigrayans and Ethiopians. And he was (additionally) conducting a dialogue in South Sudan.
“Dialogue is essentially the most sustainable solution to safe society. That does not imply that somebody tolerates banditry or makes excuses for these bandits,” stated Yusuf.
The Tigray area in Ethiopia borders Eritrea and has been identified for unrest for many years in the course of the battle between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Over time there have been conflicts within the area. Round 60,000 individuals have fled as refugees, whereas virtually many others have been displaced within the area.
Relating to Ethiopia’s historical past with Nigeria, Yusuf stated Africa’s most populous black nation could be in bother except its authorities and its leaders interact in dialogue with warring teams.
“This nation is on fireplace and I do not see the worry or urgency of right now. All governments in any respect ranges ought to take care of this problem. It’s not army. It’s utterly irresponsible for a governor or a authorities to say that we Do not have a dialogue. Dialogue is a vital software in any battle, “stated Yusuf.