- Garba Shehu says President Buhari's administration has good intention when it comes to protecting Nigerians
- According to him, Buhari has the will and capacity to do as he promised
- Going further, he argued that those who doubt the president's intention have a sinister motive
President Muhammadu Buhari's government is committed to protecting Nigerians, his senior special adviser on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, has declared.
He also described those who are in doubt about the federal government’s ability to protect Nigerians as mischievous.
Shehu disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, December 20, Channels TV reports.
He insisted that Buhari's administration has the will and has demonstrated unquestionable capacity to protect Nigerians, saying those who continue to doubt the ability of the president to protect citizens, have other motives.
He made this statement against the backdrop of the recent abduction and release of the Kankara schoolboys in Katsina state.
Meanwhile, Nigerians have criticised the government over the insecurity challenges facing the country.
Fadayomi Tosin Timothy in his opinion said:
The release of the abducted school children have been rubbished by the increasing insecurity in Nigeria! We can't be celebrating security in the midst of insecurity!
Matthew Emmanuel also said:
"While countries celebrate economic and scientific progress, we are here congratulating ourselves for the rescues of students achieved by negotiating with terrorists! Shame to all of you blood suckers in this wicked government!"
Marvin Frank also added:
"Why are you people doing this to us?you create a problem and solve and you want us to clap for you that you create problem and us our treasury to solve it."
Monday Ebrimoni noted:
"Nigeria armed forces released them without firing a single shot? Haba, but I thought Gov. Masari was the one that instructed bandits / BH to release them and they did?
"Is there something we do not know or did Gov. Masari lied to us? Am confused here, pls Lie Mohammed give us the real story."
In other news, Legit.ng had reported that the European Union Human Rights Forum (EUHRF) on Sunday, December 20, reacted to the release of over 300 students in Kankara, Katsina state.
The forum commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his swift response to the abduction of the boys and the effort made by the government to secure their release.
In a statement seen by Legit.ng and signed by its special rapporteur for Lake Chad, West Africa, Joseph Cullen, the forum said the release of the schoolboys is a deserving relief.
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