Oluwo of Iwo Encourages Nigerian Diaspora to Contribute to Problem-Solving

Monarch Oluwo’s Call for Diaspora Engagement

The Oluwo of Iwo, a traditional ruler in Nigeria, has called upon Nigerians residing abroad to actively contribute to addressing the challenges facing their home country.

In a statement issued by his Press Secretary, Alli Ibraheem, the monarch emphasized the importance of problem-solving and constructive engagement in Nigeria.

Personal Diaspora Experience

Monarch Oluwo shared his personal journey, highlighting that he had left Nigeria for Canada in the 1980s in pursuit of better opportunities.

He acknowledged that many Nigerians have embarked on similar journeys, seeking greener pastures due to the challenges in their home country.

Critique of Past Nigerian Leadership

Expressing his concerns, Oluwo lamented that the actions of many past Nigerian leaders had contributed to the nation’s significant problems.

He emphasized that these challenges have reached monumental proportions and called for a collective effort to address them.

Empowering the Nigerian Diaspora

The monarch stressed the significance of recognizing that identifying a problem is a crucial step toward finding a solution.

He urged Nigerians in the diaspora to harness their skills, knowledge, and resources to contribute to the betterment of Nigeria.

Oluwo acknowledged the achievements of Nigerians living abroad and the positive impact they have made globally.

Avoiding Destructive Criticism

While appreciating the successes of Nigerians overseas, Oluwo also cautioned against engaging in destructive criticism of Nigeria.

He encouraged a more responsible and constructive approach, emphasizing the need to address deficiencies in the country without condemning it outright.

The monarch underscored the importance of patriotism and the role of citizens in shaping the nation’s future.

Election as a Mechanism for Change

Oluwo highlighted the democratic process as a means to replace incompetent leaders and address deficiencies in governance.

He noted that periodic elections provide the opportunity for citizens to select new leaders and bring about positive change.

The Role of the Diaspora in Shaping Nigeria’s Future

Monarch Oluwo’s message calls upon Nigerians abroad to play an active role in shaping the future of their homeland.

He recognizes the achievements of the diaspora community but urges them to focus on positive engagement and collaboration to address the nation’s challenges.

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