Northerners Are Very Lazy & Unproductive - Senator Shehu Sani Highlights Reasons

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The senator representing Kaduna Central District at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani has blamed the laziness and lack of productivity by some northerners on the mentality of federalism which supports the undue dependence for survival on a central government.

Sani said this in Abuja while receiving the leaders of Women Connect Initiatives (WCI) in his office yesterday.

He said governments in the Northern region needed to lead the people by examples by being less-dependent on federal allocation.

According to him, this situation was responsible for the continued agitation by states in the Niger Delta who were seeking equity in sharing the nation’s common wealth.

Sani explained that: “Nigeria is moving into a new phase in its history as a country and as a people. The era of oil money is almost over. The federal system we have today is one in which people go to Abuja to collect money. This should not be the case.

“Northerners who have oil wells use the money for themselves and keep the poor impoverished. The only people who have benefited from the structure we have today are the elites, both in the north and south.

“All parts of Nigeria must be involved in generating revenue for the country. This would make everyone have a sense of belonging.

“We cannot live in a society where one part contributes and the other does not. That is injustice. The agitation by people of the Niger Delta is right. Even if there is oil in the northern part of Nigeria, other people have the right to demand for justice in the same country.

“The poverty and degradation in the Niger Delta is a colossal injustice to the people of that part of the country. But, unfortunately, the poor people in the north have also not benefited from the oil revenue.

“Until we amend the constitution to force all regions in the country to make equal contribution to the national purse, the agitation by indigenes of the Niger Delta may not stop and this would affect the growth and development of the nation.”



christiano10 at 21-03-2017 09:35AM (3 years ago)
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First time wey an aboki talk true concerning this issue,God bless you bro.
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warribimboye at 21-03-2017 09:51AM (3 years ago)
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This is our president
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cadanre at 21-03-2017 10:01AM (3 years ago)
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Throughout the topic, I did not see where he says 'northerners are lazy and unproductive'. What the hell is wrong with you kacyleeee?

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chukkychukky at 21-03-2017 10:07AM (3 years ago)
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d only aboki wey get sense

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felicilin at 21-03-2017 10:15AM (3 years ago)
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really? but i know them to be productive now.
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24magic at 21-03-2017 10:58AM (3 years ago)
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They want everything provided by the federal government. Continue to be lazy guys. Someday Nigeria will be no more then you will know
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akinmanchy at 21-03-2017 11:21AM (3 years ago)
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The headline carry weight pass content

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Mykie010 at 21-03-2017 11:40AM (3 years ago)
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I talked about this yesterday,northerners are supposed to be rearing cows,but they are milking Niger delta dry.this has to stop.the north is very lazy and foolish
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crocatum at 21-03-2017 12:28PM (3 years ago)
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This Person is highly Sensible and its common Sense.
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Otikadinje at 21-03-2017 12:41PM (3 years ago)
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I totally disagree, northerners are hard working only that they can only hear go and not come Grin

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gogoman at 21-03-2017 05:57PM (3 years ago)
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SHUT THE HELL UP!! THE GROUNDNUT AND TOMATOES AND COW WITH SUYA WEY U DEY CHOP .. WHERE  DEM COME FROM
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beautysharp at 21-03-2017 06:20PM (3 years ago)
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Na them them
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lilchuks28 at 21-03-2017 06:31PM (3 years ago)
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Quote from: gogoman on 21-03-2017 05:57PM
SHUT THE HELL UP!! THE GROUNDNUT AND TOMATOES AND COW WITH SUYA WEY U DEY CHOP .. WHERE  DEM COME FROM
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Nah now I know sat you be Upgraded Idiot.
So the groundnut and Tomatoes dey contribute to Federal government account?
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Larry28 at 22-03-2017 11:52AM (3 years ago)
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Quote from: christiano10 on 21-03-2017 09:35AM
First time wey an aboki talk true concerning this issue,God bless you bro.
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chealseafc at 22-03-2017 01:46PM (3 years ago)
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you said the truth,
but Nigerians HATE it when you do so.
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akinmanchy at 29-03-2017 10:28PM (3 years ago)
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Hmmmmm

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BournIdentity at 31-03-2017 09:43AM (3 years ago)
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Huhuhuhuhuhuhuh
     
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akinmanchy at 31-03-2017 12:57PM (3 years ago)
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Chai na wa

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