THE Presidency on Friday said that presently, Nigeria does not need restructuring which is been clamored for across the country, instead, what is needed is economic development to provide food for the populace.
The Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity) Garba Shehu to President Muhammadu Buhari, disclosed this while receiving some Northern Clerics who staged a rally to support the President and the Nigerian Military on the fight against insurgents.
The President Aide said on daily basis, they receive communique and resolutions from groups, calling for restructuring and constitution review, he added that currently, Nigeria needs peace for its citizens to go about their businesses, and not restructuring.
Shehu also said that Nigeria is also in need of economic revamp to put food on the tables of the citizens and not restructuring or constitution review.
Accort o him “Everyday we read one communique or resolution from one group or the other asking government to review the constitution, restructure. First of all, we need peace in Nigeria, without peace there will not be Development or progress, ordinary Nigerians want peace so that they can go about their lawful activities.
“Ordinary Nigerians want food to eat, it is not constitutional review and restructuring that will put food on the table, it is better economy and this is what the president is doing, trying to ensure that the resources in the country are very well managed.
“A situation where a few people in the past have been taking everything and pocketed our resources and they shared among themselves, that period is over now, the President will make sure that whatever is available to the people of this country, goes around the country and is evenly distributed.”