Nigerian legal critics call on governors to exercise more of their constitutional powers

By Oladimeji Ramon, 23 January
Flag of Nigeria (photo credit: pixabay)
Flag of Nigeria (photo credit: pixabay)
Nigerian governors have more powers under the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) than they are exercising, foremost legal luminaries, Messrs Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) and Femi Falana (SAN), have said. They advised the governors to take full advantage of these underutilised powers, while the fight for the restructuring of the country’s governance structure, to devolve more powers to the states, continue.
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