Obasanjo presided over this nation for eight out of the sixteen years of PDP. Olagunsoye Oyinlola, the Acting Chairman of the CNM was a chieftain of the PDP and currently the Chairman of National Identity Managegement Commission under the Buhari administration, just like so many others who are still members of either the APC or the PDP.
Shehu also said Buhari held the view, as many experts also do, that these conflicts are more often than not caused by major demographic changes in Nigeria, recalling that when Nigeria attained independence, the population of the country was estimated at about 63 million. “Today, the population is estimated at close to 200 million, while the land size has not changed and will not change. Urban sprawl and development have simply reduced land area both for peasant farming and cattle grazing.