Hours after it was reported that the Home of Representatives have obtained a proposal which recommended United African Republic or United Alkebulan Republic as Nigeria’s new title, it has grow to be one of many trending subjects on social media.
Adeleye Jokotoye, a tax advisor submitted the proposal to the committee on the South West Zonal Public Listening to in Lagos on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.
He stated Nigeria’s present title was an imposition of its previous colonial masters and ought to be modified to replicate a brand new starting bodily and psychologically.
His proposal learn;
At first, I wish to advocate a reputation change from Nigeria to the United Africans Republic (UAR).
The importance of title change can’t be overemphasised. Even God our father, within the Holy books, modified names of prophets e.g. Saul to Paul, Jacob to Israel, and many others. The rationale for title change is to bodily and psychologically replicate a brand new starting.
Thus, at this crossroads in our historical past, it’s obligatory that we alter our title to replicate a brand new starting which will probably be ushered in with a brand new structure. The phrase ‘Africa’ is a Greek phrase which means ‘With out Chilly’. Africa was initially known as ‘Alkebulan’, which means ‘Mom of Mankind’ (Backyard of Eden).
Alkebulan is the oldest and the one phrase of indigenous origin utilized by Moors, Nubians and Ethiopians. So, if we like, we are able to go a step additional and title our nation, United Alkebulan Republic (which means ‘United Mom of Mankind Republic).
The brand new structure also needs to give room for steady overview as and when due, and future referendum if required additionally wish to recommend the next.
The structure ought to present for a council for every of those workplaces the place six members from every geo-political zone will probably be represented to take collective unanimous choices for the workplace, as an alternative of 1 man holding all of the powers of the workplace.
These council members will attain the place by seniority and numbers of years in service, and they’ll every want a division within the service in addition to being council members.
Nigerians have now taken to social media to to precise their opinions in regards to the proposal. See some beneath;