"Ethnicity Is The Problem Of Nigeria" - Rotimi Amaechi Disappointed At Nigeria Situation

Date: 25-09-2021 8:32 am (1 month ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
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Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has blamed ethnicity for the slow pace of development in Nigeria.

Amaechi, in a statement on Friday, disclosed that rail projects around Nigeria were built for the growth of the country’s economy rather than ethnic biases.

The former Rivers State Governor identified what he called politicising of railway development as one of the main challenges hindering the government’s effort to stimulate the economy.

The minister, who was speaking as a guest lecturer at the Annual Public Lecture of the Department of Economics at the University of Lagos, noted that transportation as a model involved logistics.

Ameachi added that transportation is responsible for driving the economies of nations; virtually everything we do involves transportation.

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, ”It’s a key element in driving the development of economies all over the world and it creates possibilities for other sectors; therefore, you cannot even create employment if you don’t create logistics.

“Nigerians are too ethnically conscious. You think first of your ethnicity before you think as a Nigerian.

”Ethnicity is putting pressure on the economics of railway construction. What you hear is, ‘I am a Yoruba man, I am a Hausa man, I am an Igbo man.”

“Railway is fuelled by economic activities, it is not fuelled by tribes.

“Ethnicity isn’t the way to go. Those who fan the embers of ethnicity are those who were benefitting from the government in the past, but are no longer benefitting from the government.”

Posted: at 25-09-2021 08:32 AM (1 month ago) | Hero
- olowoinlionsden at 25-09-2021 08:59 AM (1 month ago)
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"Yeye dey smell".if the Cabinet of the Country, is 90 percent Arewa, whats this groveling clown ramling about.
Posted: at 25-09-2021 08:59 AM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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- marijuanaa at 25-09-2021 10:09 AM (1 month ago)
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HA i laf ....Look at this one,his still deceiving him sef that ppl still take him as sombdy....
Posted: at 25-09-2021 10:09 AM (1 month ago) | Upcoming
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- gogoman at 25-09-2021 01:24 PM (1 month ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 25-09-2021 01:24 PM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
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- kima77same at 25-09-2021 06:08 PM (1 month ago)
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THEN, IS IT NOT ABOUT TIME FOR THEM TO GO THEIR SEPARATE WAYS? HYPOCRITES
Posted: at 25-09-2021 06:08 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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- maxzy277 at 26-09-2021 06:29 AM (4 weeks ago)
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That is the reason this Country can never develop in respect of whom ever elected as leader. The everlasting solution is to break the Country.
Posted: at 26-09-2021 06:29 AM (4 weeks ago) | Gistmaniac
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