- Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has come under fire for his remark and position on the level of insecurity in Nigeria
- Magaji Da’u Aliyu, a lawmaker in Jigawa, has said that Obasanjo's statement is a proof that he is suffering from old age
- Magaji said that Obasanjo should not allow his political difference with President Muhammadu Buhari lead him to alter facts
Magaji Da’u Aliyu, a member of the House of Representatives from Jigawa, has decried former President Olusegun Obasanjo's remark on insecurity in the country.
The lawmaker said that for Obasanjo to alter the facts about security in Nigeria, he must be suffering from old age, Daily Trust reports.
Magaji said: “It’s shameful for such statement to come from Obasanjo. He was president under both military and civilian governments in this country.
"He has a lot of privileged information. If what he said is a privileged information, let him say it. But I think it’s old age that’s disturbing him.
If not old age, I don’t think he should say such a thing. If you look at it, the victims of insurgency are Muslims, and even Fulanis. Before you hear of anybody else being killed, so many Muslims are killed.
“We pray God almighty brings an end to this. But he shouldn’t allow his political difference with the president to make him make all manner of statements.”
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that President Muhammadu Buhari has again come under fire from Obasanjo. This time, Obasanjo was attacking the president over the increased insecurity across the country.
Legit.ng gathered that Obasanjo fired his latest shot at President Buhari while speaking at the second session of the Synod held at the Cathedral of St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Oleh in Isoko South local government area of Delta state.
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