How Nigeria can catch up with US, China – Ikokwu


•Nigeria playing with disintegration without restructuring
•Nigeria can’t afford severance package for non-returning federal lawmakers

Second Republic Politician and lawyer, Chief Guy Ikokwu, 81, is not happy with Nigeria’s development path and wants an urgent action to stop the country from sliding into what he called irredeemable trajectory, which will lead to dismemberment. With good governance system, civility, education and technology, Ikokwu, who argued that Nigeria is still in recession, said the country will start growing at six to seven per cent per annum. In this interview with Vanguard, he among others, said that Nigeria does not need a full time legislature and cannot afford the humongous severance package for non-returning members of the National Assembly.

By Clifford Ndujihe, Acting Political Editor

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