Former CBN governor and presidential candidate of Africa Democratic Congress, ADC, Obadiah Mailafia has called for the release of Omoyele Sowore who is being detain by th Department for State Security, DSS.
Speaking at a one-day ethnic nationalities conference organized by Middle Belt Forum in Abuja on Monday, Mailafia said:
“The continued detention of Sowore is fast eroding the legitimacy of the Federal Government.”
“The federal government is also losing its legitimacy for failing to provide safety of lives and property of Nigerians with the incessant killings of innocent souls across the country, especially, in the Middle Belt region by the suspected Fulani herdsmen,” he said.
Speaking on the poor state of Nigerian economy which has made the country to be rated as headquarters of poverty in the world, Mailafia said:
“The Federal Government must take urgent steps to work towards re-engineering the federation.”