- The Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi, believes Nigeria can overcome its challenges
- The governor stated that citizens need to make a deep reflection
- Umahi also explains why some challenges in the country cannot be divorced from the global community
The Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi, has stated that the low level of patriotism is the cause of most of the problems in the country.
Umahi made the statement during an interview with Channels TV, on Thursday, March 11.
He said some issues in Nigeria are part of the challenges being experienced globally.
Umahi stated that Nigeria is currently going through a phase that should prompt citizens to reflect on what they desire as a nation.
In another news, Nigeria's national security sdviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno (rtd) has restated that the federal government won't negotiate with bandits.
Monguno made the comment on Thursday, March 11 during an interaction with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
According to him, the bandits do not have any legitimate reason for carrying out their attacks on local communities in the north-west and north-central regions of the country.
Attahiru Ahmad, Emir of Anka in Zamfara, made the disclosure on Tuesday, March 9, when Lucky Irabor, chief of defence staff (CDS), led service chiefs on an assessment visit to the state.
According to The Cable, the emir said the attack occurred when state officials were trying to secure the release of the 279 Jangebe schools girls.
Meanwhile, amid the rise in kidnapping, banditry, and other criminal activities, the governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai has revealed measures undertaken to address security challenges in the state.
El-Rufai narrating the efforts of his government since he took over back in 2015, said the state has supported federal security agencies deployed to Kaduna with vehicles, other logistics, amongst other interventions.
Premium Times reported that he made the disclosure on Wednesday, March 10, at the presentation of the state’s 2020 Annual Security Report in Kaduna.
Kess Ewubare is a senior political/current affairs correspondent at Legit.ng. He has both a BSc and a Master’s degree in mass communication. He has over 10 years of experience in working in several fields of mass communication including radio, TV, newspaper, and online. For Kess, journalism is more than a career, it is a beautiful way of life.