While urging Nigerians to be patient with the federal government in its bid to achieve the desired economic prosperity, the group affirmed that the move was national-interst driven for the overall interest of the country.
According to him, “In as much as we are Nigerians with genuine interests in the growth and development of the nation, we want to commend the government for the step it took concerning the closure of the borders. Our neighbours are taking us for granted.
“Nigeria has become a dumping ground for other developed economy of the world. There is need to develop our local contents and where there needs for improvements, let’s heed to advise and employ best brains that will inject ideas and innovations into our modus operandi.
“We can’t continue to live in perpetual dependency status where foreign influence(s) will continue to drive our policies as an independent/sovereign nation. There are various principles of International Law and Diplomacy. We need to hold grip of our economy so that we don’t continue to live in the dark.” READ ALSO:Oshiomhole reveals identities of Obaseki, Akiolu’s attackers
He therefore maintained that “Let all member states abide by the treaty of ECOWAS which was signed and affirmed to abide by, in order to ensure a peaceful and prosperous African sub-region.
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