- Pressure continues to mount on President Muhammadu Buhari following the state of insecurity in the country
- The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions says the Buhari-led government has failed Nigerians
- The group lamented that Nigeria's land borders were not adequately monitored which it said is an indication of the government's failure
An affiliate of the Nigeria Labour Congress, the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has declared that Nigerians have lost faith in the ability of the Buhari-led federal government to secure lives and properties in the country.
The union’s national president, Comrade Makolo Hassan, stated this during the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of NASU on Wednesday, December 2 in Abuja.
He lamented that the country suffers from so much insecurity ranging from armed robbery, banditry, terrorism, kidnapping, communal clashes, looting among others.
Nigerians have become terrified as nowhere is safe - Sultan-led group laments, sends strong message to Buhari
He said corruption was contributing to insecurity in the country, stressing that Nigeria's international borders were not adequately monitored.
NASU's position on insecurity in the country comes days after the Northern Elders Forum renewed its call for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari due to the situation.
Speaking during an interview on Channels Television on Wednesday, December 2, the spokesman of the forum, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, said facts have supported their calls for the president to resign.
The group stated that the situation under the Buhari government is getting worse and there is no indication that it is likely to improve.
Meanwhile, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has condemned the incessant abductions and killings by bandits in northern Nigeria.
Alhaji Abubakar, who is the leader of Nigerian Muslims by virtue of his position as the president-general of the Jamaatu Nasril Islam, made the comment on Thursday, November 26 at the 4th quarter 2020 meeting of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council in Abuja.
In a related development, Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, November 25 charged religious bodies to embark on intercession for God to intervene in the myriads of challenges bedevilling Nigeria.
Governor Okowa said that a lot of support was needed from the Christian bodies in tackling the problems of insecurity, unemployment, and poverty, which he said, needed prayers for God to reverse the ugly trend.
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