Don't hold public talk with Buhari over insecurity, Gov Uzodinma urges Reps

Don't hold public talk with Buhari over insecurity, Gov Uzodinma urges Reps

- President Buhari is scheduled to address a joint session of the National Assembly on Thursday, December 10, regarding the state on insecurity

- However, Governor Uzodinma has advised against holding a public discussion on the nation's security, citing some key reasons

- The Imo state governor went on to suggest another way he believes the lawmakers should adopt in engaging the president on the security issue

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Legit.ng News on your Facebook News Feed!

Senator Hope Uzodinma, the governor of Imo state, has urged the House of Representatives not to discuss Nigeria's security issue with President Muhammadu Buhari during a public session.

The Imo governor advised that instead of holding a public session, the leadership of the House should have a private audience with the president and brief other members during an executive session.

Vanguard reports that Uzodinma said this on the heels of the invitation of the president by the House after the brutal massacre of farmers by the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state.

Read also

Insecurity: President Buhari to address National Assembly on Thursday, December 10

Insecurity: Don't hold public talk with Buhari, Gov Uzodinma urges Reps
Don't hold public talk with Buhari over insecurity, Gov Uzodinma urges Reps. Photo credit: Femi Adesina
Source: Facebook

Why the discussion should not be public

Governor Uzodinma said discussing issues of national security publicly could be counter-productive.

He explained that an open discourse on national security could turn out to be a threat to national security itself.

Apart from compromising national security, such an appearance would offer the enemies of the country the window to know the weakness of the nation, the Imo state governor also stated.

PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read best news on Nigeria’s #1 news app

President Buhari to address National Assembly on Thursday

Following the Reps' invitation, President Buhari has announced he will address a joint session of the National Assembly on Thursday, December 10.

The president will tell the country the steps he is taking to save Nigerians from continuous killings, kidnapping and other forms of lawlessness.

This was disclosed by presidential media aide, Lauretta Onochie in a tweet on Monday, December 7.

Read also

Insecurity: This is Buhari’s final decision on calls for his resignation - Lai Mohammed

It is not immediately clear if the lawmakers will heed Governor Uzodinma's advice and opt for a private discussion.

How best can President Buhari tackle insecurity | Legit TV

Source: Legit.ng

Online view pixel