Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, has identified selfish leaders as a major cause of the crises rocking Nigeria.
He said if not for selfishness on the part of the leadership, the country would have witnessed tremendous growth and development.
Falae stated this in Akure, Ondo State capital, when the Akure Division Unity Forum (ADUF), led by the Ojomu of Akure, Chief Ayo Oluyide, paid him a condolence visit on the death of his son, Deji, on Sunday.
Other members of the entourage were the leaders of the ADUF, High Chief Samuel Akintan; Elemikan of Akure, Chief Jide Olalus; Asamo, Chief Rotimi Olusanya; Charles Akintan and Prof Olu Aboluwoye.
According to Falae, the country is in its present precarious situation because “many of the leaders are self-centred and always put themselves over and above the masses.”
Oluyide had told the bereaved family that the forum, comprising all the four local government areas in Akure kingdom, had come to pay condolence visit to the foremost Akure kingdom and Yoruba leader on the death of his son, Deji, who died in an air crash penultimate Thursday.
Speaking further, Falae said his son would not have died …