- Nigeria's minister, Rotimi Amaechi has accused some people of benefitting from the country's insecurity
- Amaechi who was a former governor in Rivers state also insisted that armed robbery, kidnappings are not the only forms of crime
- Meanwhile, he said to handle insecurity, the issue of hunger must be dealt with
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has raised allegations against some unnamed Nigerians concerning insecurity.
According to the former Rivers state governor, these people are making money from the insecurity situation in the country.
Amaechi disclosed this in an interview on Channels Television.
He also disclosed that insecurity comes in different forms and should not only be attributed to armed robbery banditry, kidnapping and others forms of high crimes.
Amaechi said it takes more than that and to be able to curb it, the government must deal with the issue of hunger, economy.
He said until there is a channel where people 'we call criminals can fend for themselves, we will continue to deal with crime'.
In another development, Legit.ng had reported that the president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Reverend Supo Ayokunle, has opined that the federal government has run out of workable ideas on how to end insecurity in the country.
Ayokunle stated that what the government can give Nigerians, for now, are mere assurance and promise.
Ayokunle made this comment on Sunday, March 28, during a thanksgiving service (monitored by Punch) in honour of Bishop Wale Oke, the newly elected president of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN).
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari had admitted that his administration's efforts to tackle the rising spate of insecurity across the country had not "proved to be good enough".
The president also said his government is becoming desperate in its attempt to tackle the security menace.
Legit.ng gathered that he made this known while addressing traditional rulers at the State House in Abuja, on Thursday, March 11.