What I Read Daily On Nigeria Makes Me Feel Depressed—88-Year-Old Former Commonwealth Secretary-General

Former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has referred to as for the rapid restructuring of the nation, to carry an finish to secessionist agitations.

The former diplomat, who expressed concern on the stage of insecurity within the nation, stated it has been troublesome for him to sleep with two eyes closed. 

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He stated he feels depressed over the incessant killings, kidnappings and destruction of technique of human survival throughout the nation. 

Anyaoku, due to this fact, referred to as on the federal government in any respect ranges to deploy extra safety structure to examine the incessant destruction, kidnapping and killing of harmless Nigerians every day throughout the nation. 

He spoke on Thursday on the tenth version of Chief Emeka Anyaoku Lecture Series on Good Governance, held at Professor Dora Akunyili Women Development Centre, Awka, Anambra State capital. 

According to the elder statesman, restructuring of the nation stays the one resolution to peace and unity and subsequent finish to agitations for Biafra and Oduduwa nations. 

He stated, “Since I returned to Nigeria in 2002, I have been advocating for restructuring of the country, which I know remains the only tool to control the multi-ethnic groups in the country. 

“What I read on our national dailies every day about the present security situation in Nigeria makes me, at my age of 88 years, feel depressed. Even at night, I don’t sleep with my two eyes closed any longer.”

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