The immediate past Chairman of Leventis Group, Chief
Joseph Oke has stated that Nigeria may not survive
another century as a corporate entity if the needful was
Oke spoke during the annual Discovery Lecture series at
the Lagos State University, LASU, titled “Can Nigeria
survive another century as a corporate entity?’’
He said if the country could continue for the next one
thousand years, the action or inaction of the leaders as
well as restructuring, had roles to play.
He said the necessary steps must be taken to prevent
it from splitting.
He said, “The Local Government Council, which is the
third tier and closest to the grassroots, is a
“The interest of all minority groups and the issue of
derivation must also be addressed.
“The federation must be restructured to devolve more
powers to the states, which must include policing,
education, health, road network and security.”