While many proffessionals are questioning the existence of United States of Africa, people at the grassroot say this is a welcome ide because people will easily find jobs although some nations fear increase of immigration in their countries.
Some African nations who are doing well economically fear immigration may increase in their countries and rob them of jobs and other necesities.
However many people feel United States of Africa will have a powerful voice which will be heard in the world.
Sample surveys show that people want to move freely without hindrances to see other places and to also look for opportunities.
They say United States of Africa will make Africans one people and become united in times of crisis the way United States of America showed their unity after the September 11 bombings.
However,proffessionals have questined the wisdom of having an African Union which they say failed to take off when Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana with other leaders launched the Organisation of African Unity.
They say there is greed among leaders as each one of them want to rule saying it may be difficult to pay way for the union.
They also say the regional blocks like COMESA,ECOWAS,as well as SADC have immense power saying unless these are dissolved the dream of United States of Africa may not be a reality in the long run.
President of Libya Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has proposed the United States of Africa to make the African Region to speak with one voice.