Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, his Ogun state counterpart, Ibikunle Amosun on Monday visited Edo state to hold zonal public consultation of the All Progressives Congress Committee on True Federalism.
The team received by Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki at the Benin Airport is expected to cover South-South and the North-Central zones.
Among issues to be discussed at the hearing are creation/merger of states, derivation principle, devolution of powers, federating units, fiscal federalism and revenue allocation and form of government.
Other issues are independent candidacy, land tenure system, local government autonomy, power sharing and rotation, resource control and type of legislature.
In the recent, agitations from Nigerians on the need to restructure the country has been on the rise which birthed the inauguration of Restructuring Committee by the All Progressives Congress, chaired by the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai.
Governor Aregbesola while speaking said the “restructuring” of Nigeria remains on the front burner of public discourse, he noted that the practice of true federalism would accelerate development of the country.
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