Kindly Share This Story:By Tabia Princewill Materialism, corruption, insensitivity towards the plight of others, ethnic and religious intolerance, these are the things we share, as displayed most horrendously during these past elections. Moving forward, not only is a healing process necessary, it is paramount we create new foundations for peaceful cohabitation and lay to rest our ethnic angst and division, so no one can ever find it so easy to stoke the fires of discord and divisiveness which clearly still lay dormant, ready to be reawakened. Cosmetic, surface measures such as federal character and zoning are out-dated if we are to create a modern Nigeria free of ethno-religious conflict and competition. We need policies that economically bind our identities and communities together and strategies that put Nigeria first by creating a cosmopolitan culture that teaches new values and mind-sets. Right structural wrongs This election is Nigeria’s reset button: we have an incredible opportunity to right the structural wrongs that have held this country back, to create a new identity for ourselves to positively influence our lives and livelihoods. We can transition from one failed social order, a system that benefits only the rich towards another more sustainable, more equitable form… Read full this story
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