Nigeria Politicians Uninterested In Reforms, Ezekwesili Laments

Dr. Oby Ezekwesili


The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has accused Nigeria’s political class of lack of commitment in supporting people-oriented reforms.

She made the claim while speaking at the Chatham House, London, on Tuesday.

Ezekwesili said that government was a mere means of livelihood for many people in the nation’s political class.


The ACPN presidential candidate said that the “time is now for the political class to chart a way forward.”

She said, “The single biggest challenge during my work as a minister was dealing with the political class – they were not interested in supporting reforms. For many of them, government was a mere means of livelihood.

“At my core, I have never been able to tolerate injustice, especially when it has to do with the weakest in the society.”


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