How will the Northerners and other Nigerians react to a political outcome like “The 17 Southern Governors Decide Fulani Herdsmen to Carry Biometric Licenses in Their States” or “The South-South Governors Decide Non-Indigenes Are Required To Renew Their Work Permits Every 2 Years?” The Constitution (1999) of Nigeria will come alive with fireworks! What a bifurcated country.
I did write the article about the realities and not fictions of the unconstitutional attempt of Nasir El-Rufai and 19 Northern Governors (see http://wp.me/p1bOKH-BE). No one is above the Constitution of Nigeria. I made some omissions for the article not to be too long and this has created room for misinterpretation and some complaints which I will address. Continue reading