- Bode Olugbore has opened up on the rise of security problems bedeviling the country
- The senior special assistant on political matters has insisted that the Nigerian government is doing its best
- Olugbore is of the opinion that the high rate of insecurity is not a problem peculiar to Nigeria alone
Following the high rate of insecurity in Nigeria, Bode Olugbore, the senior special assistant to the president on political matters has insisted that the federal government is doing its best to tackle security issues.
Olugbore who made the disclosure on Sunday, January 10, while speaking on Channels Television's Sunday Politics programme said under the current administration, Nigeria is better off.
The presidential aide during the interview noted that Nigeria's security problems are not peculiar to the nation, adding that other countries also face similar issues.
When asked about Nigeria being described as a failed state, the SSA said Nigeria is working.
Olugbore went on to note that the task of governance is left solely to the president, a situation that is not ideal and should not be.
He explained that countries that have security going well for them, is because the people and the leaders work together to ensure that the nation is safe.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that President Muhammadu Buhari finally gave a timeline to end the war against Boko Haram and bandits in Nigeria.
The president who made this known on Friday, January 8, said the counter-insurgency war would be finished this year, 2021.
He called for prayers for the Armed Forces of Nigeria to enable them to end what they are doing.
The former deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has urged the federal government to end insurgency in Nigeria.
According to Ekweremadu, the Buhari-led government should not be ashamed of approaching countries that have the capacity to help Nigeria secure its sovereignty, the citizenry as well as protect its nascent democracy.
He stated this during the inauguration of Abonnema Ring road in Akuku Toru local government area of the state on Thursday, January 7.
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