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What is the benefit of belonging to an independent Nigeria? (2)

What is the benefit of belonging to an independent Nigeria? (2)

However, once members of the northern military cum civilian establishment realised that the unitary system erroneously given legitimacy by the Chief Rotimi Williams constitution drafting committee is beneficial to them, with the active collaboration of certain politically  myopic southerners, they started implementing measures to consolidate the excessive powers at the centre. Already, the precedent for northern domination was laid about eight earlier after the revanchist coup of July 29, 1966 when Lt. Col. Yakubu Gowon succeeded Aguiyi-Ironsi.