Restructuring of Nigeria a Yoruba agenda – Yakasai | Nigeria News Today. Your online Nigerian Newspaper


Elder Statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai has revealed that the current agitation to restructure Nigeria was an age long ploy by the Yoruba speaking group of the south west to enabled her have a shot at power.

The second Republic politician who spoke with Vanguard in an exclusive chat in Kano explained that the desire was driven by envy and hate for the northern geopolitical zone. Yakasai said “from Action Group to UPN, to NADECO to PRONACO, the agitation for restructuring is concentrated among the south west people of southern Nigeria.

The whole aggression originated form Action Group, and the intention was to deny the North the benefit of the population and land mass.

It is therefore a gang up to deprived the north the benefits its is getting for been richly endowed.” He further said that “this agitation is not driven by patriotism, rather its driven by hate and envy and this campaign started with some politicians in the south west way back in 1959.”

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  1. If indeed the north is greatly endowed as claimed, then u have no reason to fear for restructuring of Nigeria. I see no hate in such demand.

  2. The easterners attack Yoruba people for whatever reasons, here we are northerners are doing same. Hmmmm this goes to show that the Yoruba's are doing something good for Nigeria. Stay blessed my people.

  3. Now that Lagos has discovered oil what do you expect! The other day Sani was reported to have said that Niger Delta can even go as oil had been discovered in Lagos . Hahahaha! Thinging that they as usual will go and share the oil blocks among themselves.


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