The National Conference will today present its report to President Goodluck Jonathan at a ceremony in Abuja. The Chairman of the Conference, Idris Kutigi will lead the other members of the leadership as well as the 492 delegates to present the document, which is in three volumes, at a ceremony scheduled for 3p.m. at the…
The National Conference, which began on March 17, came to an end on Thursday morning. The series of meetings the Confab chairman, Idris Kutigi, held with zonal leaders on Wednesday paid off as the delegates agreed on a position on the controversial draft constitution. The confab ended with a minor amendment to the third volume…
The delegates were on Monday given copies of the conference report and a new draft constitution seeking to replace the existing one.
A legal practitioner, Barr Uwemedimo Nwoko in this interview hosted by Chioma Onuegbu speaks on the ongoing National Confab and why Jonathan should re-contest in 2015 among other issues. Excerpts:
The National Conference is expected to correct lots of ills of present day Nigeria. The Amalgamation of the North and the South has been described in some quarters as a huge “mistake”.
The group says a failure to raise derivation to oil producing communities could trigger unrest
“The fund is aimed to serve the collective interest of the country and not a sectional interest as presented by Mr. Gambari.”