Still on Mamman Daura and the national question


SIR: A lot has already been said about the candid and patriotic views of Alhaji Mamman Daura as Nigeria struggles to overcome divisive tendencies that have characterized the country’s politics.  The country owes goodwill and thanks to this elder statesman for his candid suggestion as the country moves gradually to 2023 presidential elections and beyond.

Let me quote his statement that has attracted outright condemnation for the benefits of those who were not opportune to read it as follows: “Rotation has been done once, twice and three times; it is important that this nation should be united as one. The most qualified and competent should be elected and not someone who comes from a particular zone”.

As at 1914, the Northern and Southern Protectorates were abolished making the Nigerian colonial administration to stand on a tripod of three regions, viz, the northern, western and eastern regions during colonial rule which consolidated the Nigerian federal model in 1939 by…



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