Former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged his countrymen to remain united despite their current existential challenges and struggles for economic survival.
“Obadiah Mailafia was a brilliant and articulate professional who was passionate about his love for the progress of the country.”
Atiku said: “Again, I warn that Nigeria is facing a crisis, and we cannot continue to keep up appearances by taking out more loans to prop up our economy. That will amount not just to robbing Peter to pay Paul, but to robbing our children to pay for our own greed!”
Atiku mourns former First Lady, Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi; Lady Adanma Okpara, wife of late Premier of Eastern region
Atiku paid tribute to their lives of courage, service and integrity, noting that these were attributes that had been associated with the great development strides of their late husbands.
Atiku Abubakar while mourning said: “Even though Lady Okpara passed away at a ripe old age, death naturally diminishes our humanity and comes with grief.”
Omoba Utieyinoritsetsola Emiko, the Olu of Warri designate will be coronated on Saturday, August 21 as the 21st Olu of Warri.
“The calls for restructuring have not been heeded. Constitutional provisions on federal character have been ignored and even symbolic gestures to make all groups feel that they are part of the Nigerian family have been scorned as though they are a sign of weakness,” Atiku Abubakar says at the public presentation of the book, Remaking Nigeria: Sixty Years, Sixty Voices.
“The young man went and told his uncle (Mantu) about me and what I did. From that moment, Mantu insisted on meeting me in person. He called, we spoke on phone. He sounded excited,” Timi Alaibe writes in Opinions.
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Atiku has expressed worries after FAO warnings and consequently proffered three strong solutions to the looming food crisis in Nigeria.