NCFront launches People’s Constitution Dialogue
Stalwarts of the National Consultative Front (NCFront) movement have launched what they described as People’s Constitution Dialogue aimed at rescuing the country from civil anarchy.
Members of the movement include former Speaker, House of Representatives, Ghali Na’aba; professor of Political economy, Pat Utomi; former President, Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba (SAN); economist and politician, Baba Ahmed; former Nigerian Ambassador to Netherlands, Mrs. Tokunbo Awolowo-Dosunmu; lawyers and human rights activists, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) and Najatu Mohammed.
In a communiqué issued after a webinar held across the country, yesterday, Head, Public Affairs Bureau of NCFront, Dr. Tanko Yunusa, said a national constitutional consultation would be opened to all Nigerians for contribution as from May 1, 2021. He promised that a draft People’s Constitution would be ready not later than December 2021.
According to the communiqué, the move is aimed at rescuing Nigeria from the precipice and brink of insecurity and ethnic/civil anarchy.
The chairpersons of the movement, Na’aba and Utomi, charged the committee and other Nigerians that are interested in rescuing the country to work assiduously to make the Draft People’s Constitution available by December this year.
“The objectives and terms of reference of this national consensus building committee shall be to engage all key stakeholders within the Nigerian project nationwide, facilitate robust national consultations and dialogue among them, collate memoranda and build consensus among Nigerian stakeholders on various national questions such as and not limited to proper and acceptable federating units for Nigeria.
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