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One audacious policy undertaken by the immediate past administrations of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and  Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was the unbundling of the electricity behemoth –Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN and the consequent privatization of its 17 successor- companies- which gave birth to the current Generation Companies, Gencos, and the Distribution Companies, Discos.

That the intractable problems presented by tankers and other articulated vehicles on our roads have remained prevalent bear eloquent testimony to our inability to tackle head-on problems that confront us as a developing nation.On May 31, 2015, in Onitsha, a fuel truck rammed into a busy motor park, claiming 50 lives, including a pregnant woman and children. 

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari’s recent appointment of Service Chiefs and  the National Security Adviser, NSA ,three of whom are from the North East geo-political zone is not only lopsided but completely negates the federal character principle as enshrined in the 1999 Constitution as amended  and not reflective of the diverse ethnic nature of Nigeria.

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