A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Attahiru Jega, has stated that each the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party led Nigeria astray within the final 21 years of democratic governance.
Speaking on the maiden inaugural lecture of Kwaravisioners Network for Rural Development, in Ilorin the Kwara State capital, on Saturday, Jega advocated for the creation of recent particular autos to free Nigeria from its current strangulation.
According to Daily Post, Jega spoke on the theme, “Politics, Governance and Leadership Recruitment in 21st Century Democracy” describing Nigeria as a failing state.
He urged Nigerians to work laborious to alter their methods for the nation to maneuver ahead.
“From the local, state and federal government levels, we have clueless leadership because of the way they got into power,” he declared.
He warned that Nigeria could run aground if the needful just isn’t achieved on the proper time.
The former INEC chairman additionally known as for improvement of a people-oriented get together construction that might be accountable to the folks, including that the folks should additionally elect leaders with integrity and competence.
Jega, used the event to dismiss hypothesis about presidential ambition, saying, “I have no presidential ambition, all I am doing is to contribute to a credible, reliable and acceptable process of election and leadership recruitment in the country.”
Also contributing, Tope Kolade Fasua, blamed each politicians and intellectuals for the rot within the nation.
Apparently referring to the diploma of corruption in Nigeria, Fasua in contrast Nigeria with Ghana saying the distinction between the 2 international locations was large from the entry level of that nation on the Kotoka International Airport, Accra.
He stated accessible information indicated that Nigeria has now turn out to be the third most unsafe nation on this planet, as a result of current insecurity challenges dealing with the nation.