A former Aviation Minister, Osita Chidoka has criticised the Federal Authorities for failing to maintain its promise to the Nigerian folks.
He stated there’s a multi-ethnic collation that has run the nation down which has made Nigerians use ethnicity in accruing energy.
Giving an instance, Mr Chidoka defined that many of the elites use energy to make sure their youngsters get prime positions in excessive locations.
“Once I turned Corps Marshal, the Nigerian elite approached me for jobs for his or her constituents.
“When you go to NNPC, NCC, or all the highest parastatals of presidency, it’s the youngsters of Nigerian elites, the youngsters of judges, everlasting secretaries, the youngsters of the present public servants that occupy these establishments.
“The Nigerian lots have been duped for the previous 60 years,” the added.
The previous minister disclosed this on Thursday throughout The Platform, a programme aired on Channels Tv which marked Nigeria’s sixtieth Independence Anniversary.
He famous that these teams of collations don’t imply properly for Nigerians however fairly for themselves.
He challenged the youths for not popping out to talk however as a substitute help the state of affairs by hiding beneath faith, ethnicity, or cash.
“Now the problem is that the Nigerian public, the Nigerian younger folks that ought to struggle towards this seize of state energy, have rotated, hiding beneath ethnicity, faith, or cash. We’re in a tough state of affairs”.
He requested Nigerian youths to get up and take the ability that belongs to them.
Mr Chidoka additional famous the nation is affected by three main crises, together with insecurity led by Boko Haram which “we’ve got been at warfare for 11 years and it has consumed our pure sources and folks.
The second level is oil which he said goes out of style, stressing that “our essential income which is oil is turning into one thing that over the following few years will no extra carry within the form of wealth we’ve got seen up to now.”
The third level, in accordance with the previous minister, is the stress that Nigerians are going through in “social ethnic issues within the southeast, the ODUA now within the southwest, Boko Haram within the northeast, farmer/herders disaster within the northcentral, there may be now a brand new impetus for brand new management to emerge”.
He added that if Nigeria has to outlive within the subsequent 60 years, “It has to take a correct choice in 2020 to find out construct a nation the place no man is impressed”.