Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has mentioned the nation is turning into a failed state and divided underneath President Muhammadu.
Obasanjo claimed Nigeria must be rescued from the brink of collapse.
He mentioned this whereas delivering a speech titled, ‘Shifting Nigeria Away from Tipping Over’ at a consultative dialogue attended by representatives of Afenifere, Center Belt Discussion board, Northern Elders Discussion board, Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo and Pan Niger Delta Discussion board.
The occasion was held in Abuja on Thursday.
Obasanjo additionally mentioned the nation is turning into a ‘basket case’ economically
“Right now, Nigeria is quick drifting to a failed and badly divided state; economically our nation is turning into a basket case and poverty capital of the world, and socially, we’re firming up as an unwholesome and insecure nation.
“And these manifestations are the merchandise of latest mismanagement of range and socio-economic improvement of our nation.
“Previous fault strains that have been disappearing have opened up in higher fissures and with drums of hatred, disintegration and separation and accompanying choruses being heard loud and clear virtually all over the place,” he warned.
Obasanjo additional warned individuals beating drums of battle and calling for secession, to do not forget that if Nigeria breaks into a number of nations, the residents would nonetheless be neighbours and would want to work together with each other.