Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that the problem of Nigeria cannot be solved by power rotation between its northern and southern parts.
He said that the solution can only be achieved either through restructuring of the country or total separation.
The former minister stated this in response to a statement allegedly made by Senate President Ahmed Lawan last week.
Lawan was quoted to have said, “The President (Muhammadu Buhari) and indeed our party (All Progressives Congress) must beware of divisive elements who are now proponents of retaining power in the north beyond 2023. Power shift to the SW (South West) in 2023 is the best honour that can be bestowed on the late Chief MKO Abiola.”
But responding, Fani-Kayode said that the interest of the South is not sharing power with the North but to gain freedom from them.
He wrote: “The solution to our problems is not a power shift but restructuring or separation. Even if you shift power between the north and south for the next 100 years it means nothing. As long as some regard themselves as the master race and others as their slaves nothing will change.
“We are not interested sharing power with the north: we are interested in winning our freedom from them.”