Abuja - A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, says Nigeria has been destined to fail since its creation by the British in 1914, Punch reports.
He said the British created Nigeria such that the ‘poor North’ would continue to rule while the ‘rich South’ will remain oppressed.
Fani-Kayode said this in a Facebook post on Tuesday titled, “The 9th Earl of Bathrust and the Nigerian State.”
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He said shortly before independence, the British gave the North permanent rule.
Fani-Kayode said what the British did in Nigeria was replicated in other countries like India and Sudan, adding that those countries had since divided having woken up politically.
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