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Nigeria’s Lawmakers Receives Proposal to Change Nigeria’s Name to UAR

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Nigeria’s Lawmakers Receives Proposal to Change Nigeria’s Name to UAR

A proposal was presented to Nigeria’s House of Representatives member by Adeleye Jokotoye, suggesting to change Nigeria’s name to either of the United African Republic or the United Alkebulan Republic.

The proposal was received by the House of Representatives Special Committee on Constitution Review at the southwest zonal public hearing in Lagos.

According to Jokotoye, the name ‘Nigeria’ was imposed on the country in the colonial era, hence it should be changed.

Jokotoye also explained that he chose ‘United Africa Republic’ because the country is made up of hundreds of ethnic groups that need to be United.

While presenting the proposal, he said Nigeria’s current name was an imposition of its past colonial masters and should be changed.

He said a change of name for the country would physically and psychologically reflect a new beginning.

Change Nigeria's Name to UAR

Nigeria’s Lawmakers Receives Proposal to Change Nigeria’s Name to UAR

“At this crossroads in our history, it is mandatory that we change our name to reflect a new beginning which will be ushered in with a new constitution,” he said.

As an alternative, he suggested that Nigeria could also choose the United Alkebulan Republic (meaning: United Mother of Mankind Republic) as its new name.

The tax consultant also suggested amendments to the constitution to reflect fiscal federalism, state or regional resource and taxation control, removal of immunity clause, and review of the Exclusive Legislative List.

REPORT CREDIT: Pulse Nigeria

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