Dickson takes restructuring debate to OAU

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The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has taken the ongoing debate on restructuring to the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.
The state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said in a statement on Monday that the governor would deliver a major lecture on restructuring at the prestigious university on July 12.
He said the governor was invited by the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof . Eyitope Ogunbodede, to deliver a lecture on the topic, “Restructuring and the Search for a Productive Nigeria”.
Dickson has been at the vanguard of the crusade for restructuring to evolve true federalism, power devolution for a stronger and egalitarian country.
The governor has insisted on a restructured Nigerian Federation built on fairness and justice which could aspire to be among the greatest in the world.
He has held series of meetings with political leaders across party lines where he demanded implementation of the recommendations of the All Progressive Congress Committee on Restructuring led by the Governor òf Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El Rufai.
The commissioner also quoted Dickson as saying that the issue of restructuring would take a centre stage in the campaigns during the forthcoming general elections.
Iworiso Markson said that it was the repeated view of Dickson that the election would be a referendum on restructuring,
According to the commissioner, the governor would also comment on pressing national issues considered to be in the general interest of the country.

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