Convene SNC now, Afe Babalola tells Buhari


By Gabriel Ewepu

ABUJA—LEGAL luminary and Elder statesman, Chief Afe Babalola, SAN, yesterday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to convene a Sovereign National Conference, SNC, as a panacea to the myriads of problems threatening the unity of the country.

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President Muhammadu Buhari

Babalola made the call to Buhari while speaking on Newsnight programme on Channels Television on Monday night.

He said the conference and change of the constitution would be the way out of the precarious situation Nigeria and Nigerians found themselves.

He said the present situation needs urgent attention to address it by bringing together well-meaning Nigerians to talk and proffer recommendations that would solve the problems.

His words: “We had tranquillity and growing economy. People were saying that it will be difficult to catch up with the Western Region, with the rate of development. Unfortunately, the army took over.

“We now have what we call the federal constitution, which is a lie. A…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper