Roadmap for attaining sustainable improvement in Nigeria
The Historical and Mystical Order of the Rosicrucian Order (AMORC) has recognized some crucial components which might be clues to attaining sustainable nationwide improvement in Nigeria.
This comes at a time when the nation, with an estimated inhabitants of 203 million, led by Muhammed Buhari, is dealing with severe difficulties.
About 80% of the estimated populations reside beneath the poverty line.
Talking on the public convention organized by the Lagos Zone of AMORC and held over the weekend on the premises of Memphis Lodge in Ikorodu, Lagos, Johnson Ikube, Managing Director, On-line Providers, recognized the next components: freedom from poverty and starvation, good well being and well-being, high quality schooling, gender equality, clear water and sanitation.
He talked about others to incorporate: reasonably priced and clear power, respectable work and financial progress, business, innovation and infrastructure, decreased inequalities, sustainable improvement targets to be achieved by 2030, sustainable cities and communities, accountable manufacturing and consumption. and peace, justice and power institutions, amongst others.
Ikube, additionally Ghana’s Grand Advisor for Fraternal Organizations, mentioned in his lecture that for people, teams, societies, nations, and so forth., attaining sustainable nationwide improvement is the flexibility of a person, of a bunch or to enhance the social well-being of the particular person, by offering social facilities corresponding to high quality schooling, ingesting water, transport, infrastructure, medical care, and so forth.
He additional defined that the United Nations Decade Report defines the achievement of sustainable nationwide improvement as “extra progress, change in social and cultural well-being, in addition to financial and qualitative and quantitative well-being of the folks. or of the nation”.
His phrases: “Among the parameters of nationwide improvement are: the rise of the nationwide financial system, the rise of agricultural manufacturing via the applying of recent technical know-how, the exploitation of commercial manufacturing, the event of human sources, the applying of science and expertise within the productive sector, the supply of mass schooling and the supply of varied amenities to fulfill the wants and aspirations of the deprived, disadvantaged segments of the inhabitants and the poorest of the poor.
These might be activated by challenges that embody, however will not be restricted to, financial progress by way of GDP and not using a corresponding improve in dwelling requirements, unemployment and underemployment, excessive stage of illiteracy, uncontrollable fast progress of the inhabitants, the issues of nationwide and emotional integration, the inertia of the method of change, sluggish strategy of modernization and the issue of the evolution of a democratic, socialist and secular order, the incidence of poverty and low dwelling requirements.
Once more, his phrases: “Attaining sustainable nationwide improvement is the organizing precept for attaining human improvement targets whereas concurrently sustaining the capability of pure techniques to supply the pure sources and ecosystem providers upon which the financial system relies upon. and society”.
The specified consequence is a state of society the place dwelling circumstances and sources are sown to proceed to fulfill human wants with out undermining the integrity and stability of the pure system. (Wikipedia).
In Nigeria, for instance, we have to transfer from geopolitical zones to geoeconomic zones, the place 12 zonal constructions will every be headed by a
vp, whereas the president of the nation provides us a 13-member government committee, with the flexibility to fulfill the numerous challenges dealing with the 12 geo-economic zones, whereas the police and different safety companies are empowered to make sure the protection of life and property within the nation.
“Biased zoning questions of who turns into president ought to be eradicated, whereas zone-specific agendas will rise as much as vice-presidential ranges, whilst our younger folks, as leaders of tomorrow, ought to be on the heart consideration as future entrepreneurs,” he mentioned.