Former Nigeria President, Goodluck Jonathan has revealed why there is an unrest by Biafra.

Jonathan claimed that Nigeria failed to handle it’s cultural and religious diversity, thus, leading to the Biafra movement.

He also said that the country failed to highlight the place of every religious and ethnic minority.

Goodluck Jonathan also opined that only the South-west have drawn a fine margin between development and religion.

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 “South West is the only part of Nigeria where we feel has been able to manage religion and development very well. So, we must look at our own unique circumstances and come up with the right form of government.

“From the independence and post-independence crisis, the coups and the counter-coups and the different republics to date. The swelling disenchantment is the fallout of our inability to manage our diversity and downplay our differences. It is obvious that calls for fragmentation seem to be getting louder among some segments of our nation.

“This is because we have not been able to positively harness and harmonise our enviable size and the ingenuity of our people and project our greatness.”

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The former President also questioned the federal character commission (FCC) of Nigeria in this case.

“The FCC over many decades may have been doing its best to give everyone fair representation and a fair sense of belonging. There are still many who feel that this agency of government has not fully addressed the challenges of accommodating minorities.

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“This is because it has managed to pursue with varying degrees of success emphasis on the civil service. However, many are of the opinion that it does not really go far enough.

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