Past event

Research Event

Review and Reform: Key Elements and Implications of Nigeria's Constitution Review Process

Chatham House, London

Africa Programme, Nigeria Project

Event documents

Transcript - Governor Abiola Ajimobi
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HE Abiola Ajimobi, Executive Governor of Oyo State, Nigeria
Chair: Ann Grant, Vice Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank


The process of review of Nigeria's 1999 Constitution promises to be lengthy and throw up thorny issues as competing priorities and interests come to the fore. But successfully navigating these difficult issues is of critical importance as Nigeria faces testing times and leaders face the challenge of fostering national unity while recognizing and representing the rights and wishes of the country's diverse population.

HE Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, will present his views on the key elements of the review and implications for the country and, in particular, its states.