The National Chairman of DC-23 and Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Delta State,Chief (Sen) Ighoyota Amori has backed the ongoing 1999 constitution review to addressed the current state of the Nation and promote good governance across the country.
Chief Amori in a statement issued by the Deputy Director of Amori media,Comr Ovie Bethel this morning and made available to ovibel.com to mark this year democracy day,said alot is going on in the nation,which needs to be addressed through the constitution.He said recent security challenges across the country has further exposed the weakness of the constitution,through the concentration of power at the center,making it almost impossible for the Governor of a state,to take thoughtful security decision without the intervention of the federal government.
He called on the National Assembly,to do a thorough work on the ongoing 1999 Constitutional Review to addressed the present challenges,by ensuring more powers are given to the state government to provide adequate security to the people.
He noted that the 1999 Constitution favoured a section of the country and this is the bane of the current state of the Nation,making almost every regions agitating to exit the Union of Nigeria.
He said to provide good leadership,the constitution must addressed the current state of the nation and promote good governance at all levels.
“As we mark 24years of uninterrupted democracy in our dear Nation, efforts should be geared towards the review of the 1999 Constitution to addressed the current challenges in our Nation and promote good governance.
The 1999 Constitution has failed the Nigeria state,by concentrating power on the center and favouring a section of the country.This is the genesis of where we are today,whereby every regions are agitating to exit the country.
The Constitution Review Committee headed by our brother,Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege should look into issues raised in the East,South,West,and Middle belt to provide lasting solution to the growing agitations,if not,one day we will wake up and find out Nigeria is no more.
Finally,I Congratulate Nigerians on this year Democracy Day,because the worst Democratic Government is better than the Best Military Government”.Chief Amori said.
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