The previous Legal professional Common of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Kanu Godwin Agabi, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has urged Nigerian authorities to ascertain Nationwide Integration Fee.
Delivering a convocation lecture entitled, One Nation, One Future, to mark the 32nd Convocation of the College of Calabar on Thursday, Mr. Agabi stated the fee could be charged with the mandate of bringing all segments and tribes of the nation collectively as one entity exterior the function performed by Federal Character Fee which is anxious with equitable sharing of positions within the nation.
“We can’t name ourselves a nation till we combine as a result of as it’s we aren’t one nation. A Nigerian ought to have the ability to search workplace wherever he lives no matter his tribe and faith; he ought to have the ability to discover employment within the public service of the state of his residence.
“What ought to decide his eligibility for a job ought to not be his hometown however his qualification for the job” Agabi stated, stating “Nigeria fought a bitter struggle within the sixties with the plan to maintain the nation united however that goal has not been achieved because the nation remains to be divided alongside ethnic and spiritual strains.”
He identified “There’s absolute must combine the nation sustaining that corruption arises from the appointment of incompetent folks to excessive places of work, this has been aggravated by lack of nationwide integration.
“So long as the nation will not be built-in or sufficiently built-in, it can proceed to have issues of insecurity and corruption. And so we advocate the institution, instantly of a nationwide integration fee, whose accountability shall be to suggest and implement measures for nationwide integration.”
He stated the institution of a nationwide integration Fee would foster unity among the many totally different ethnic nationalities and spiritual teams within the nation to quick observe improvement within the nation.
The previous Legal professional Common bemoaned the speed of killings within the nation, stating that the blood of harmless lives shed by means of rituals, kidnappings, starvation, militancy and terrorism is crying from the bottom and till there’s a cease to such, God wouldn’t be happy with the nation.