Tunde Bakare Advises Buhari On Restructuring
The pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare has suggested to the Federal Government to set up a
Presidential Commission with a 10-year mandate towards actualising Nigeria’s restructuring.
Bakare was President Buhari’s running mate in the 2011 election.
According to him, the commission should be allowed to begin by 2018 and end by 2028.
“We expect that the project will be flagged off under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in the period leading to the next governmental fiscal year,” he said.
The cleric spoke in his State of the Nation address in the church in reaction to various agitations by various groups for restructuring.
On the job to be undertaken by the commission, Bakare opined that the panel should be handed the mandate and the
powers to facilitate, within 10 years, the evolution of a functional and acceptable geopolitical structure subject to constitutional provisions while the 1999 Constitution was
The commission shall undertake a geo-economic and geosocial path to geopolitical restructuring by creating
geo-economic frameworks, mending geosocial fault lines and attaining a geopolitical climax”, he noted.