FAAN, CBN relocation: North plotted against itself – Aisha Yesufu


Social critic and human rights activist, Aisha Yesufu, on Monday reacted to the Arewa Consultative Forum’s (ACF) protest against President Bola Tinubu’s approval for the relocation of the headquarters of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and some departments of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) from Abuja to Lagos.

Yesufu said the Northern part of the country plotted against itself.

“The North plotted against itself.
Wanda bai ji bari ba yaji hoho,” she posted on her X handle on Monday.

DAILY POST reported that FAAN confirmed that the Federal Government has decided to relocate its headquarters from Abuja to Lagos.

According to an internal memo signed by FAAN’s Managing Director, Olubunmi Kuku, Nigeria’s Aviation Minister, Festus Keyamo, directed that the agency’s headquarters be relocated from Abuja to Lagos.

However, the ACF had in a statement by its national publicity secretary, Professor Muhammad Baba, described the move as a deliberate plot against the Northern region.

The Forum said the development was a disturbing pattern of antagonistic actions against the interests of the North and other parts of the country.