By Gbenro Olajuyigbe
‘Society that separates its scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting by fools’ – Thucydides
Contestation for power, particularly, the question of who occupies the presidential seat has become the albatross of Nigeria’s diversity management, causing disaffections among ethnic blocks and sabotaging hope for unity. Politics in Nigeria has been chaotically driven by ethnicity. Worse still, governance has been a subject of ethnic debate, exclusion and unjust patronage, leading to the collapse of ethics and failure in all aspects of national endeavours.
Dared with the failure of nation building and faced with an angry and perhaps, hungry population of near 200 million people who are deeply worried about their future in their own country, there is a need to pull out a new strategy for…