The publisher of Ovation International magazine, Dele Momodu, has reacted to the decision of delegates at the ongoing National Conference in Abuja to create additional 18 states in Nigeria.
It could be recalled that tension reigned supreme at the national conference on Thursday, 3 July, 2014, when the delegates debated over the issue of state creation across the six geo-political zones in the country.
It was gathered that the debate divided the delegates into northern and southern divide and also into geo-political interests.
However, at the end of deliberation on the issue, the delegates agreed to create additional 18 states in Nigeria but with stringent conditions attached to the process.
Speaking on the conclusion of the delegates, Dele Momodu went on his official twitter handle moment ago and rubbished the idea.
* Dele Momodu
The renown publisher described the action of the delegates, who he referred to as politicians, as an attempt to put innocent Nigerians in bondage of recklessness.
He added that rather for the delegates to focus on how to merge some states in order to reduce wastes that they are talking about creating more states for the country.Read more
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