- President Muhammadu Buhari's controversial shoot-on-sight order for illegal bearers of AK-47 gun has been criticised
- Pastor Tunde Bakare in his state of the nation address, said the order has not proven to be sufficient in reducing attacks of bandits and herdsmen
- The cleric also lamented the activities of bandits, cattle rustlers, and herdsmen in the north
Pastor Tunde Bakare on Sunday, April 4, said President Muhammadu Buhari’s shoot-on-sight order has not proved sufficient to ease attacks in the north
The founder and general overseer of Citadel Global Community Church in a series of tweets to commemorate the 2021 Easter celebrations lamented over the activities of bandits cattle rustlers, and herdsmen in the northern part of the country.
The popular cleric explained that in spite of the president’s controversial order for illegal bearers of AK-47 guns to be shot the attacks have not reduced.
Bakare went on to note that farming in southern Nigeria has been destabilised by the activities of criminal herdsmen.
According to him, said the state of things in Nigeria is not a representation of the President Buhari that he knows.
Bakare disclosed that he was forced to speak out because the president's legacy was in grave danger of being confined to an unsavoury side of history.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Pastor Bakare denied saying President Buhari has failed Nigerians.
Bakare had in an Instagram live interview with the publisher of Ovation Magazine, Dele Momodu, on Tuesday, February 2, reportedly said the president had disappointed Nigerians.
However, the fiery pastor dismissed the report while speaking on Arise TV on Thursday, February 4, noting that media outlets quoted him wrongly.
Source: Legit Newspaper