Killings: Tinubu Breaks Silence, Sends Strong Message to Nigerians After Meeting Buhari
- APC national leader, Bola Tinubu, has expressed anger amid the rise in attacks on citizens in the country
- The former governor of Lagos state noted that these attacks have caused many to belittle Nigeria's security forces
- Tinubu, however, urged citizens to never surrender to the temptation of blaming one another
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Following the persistent killings and abduction of citizens by suspected bandits across the country, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has reacted.
In a thread of tweets on his Twitter page, @AsiwajuTinubu, on Thursday, April 29, the APC leader said he was troubled by the terror and cruelty being visited upon the people particularly in Borno, Yobe, Benue, Niger, and Imo states.
He explained that the attacks have caused many to disregard the country's military and security forces risking their lives to protect the people.
Apparently unhappy over the incessant loss of lives, the former Lagos state governor, stated that the government must continue to encourage the security forces to do their utmost to subdue this threat
Tinubu called on Nigerians to never surrender to the temptation of blaming one another regardless of region or religion.
While noting that everyone must unite against a common foe, the former governor said discord will only invite defeat.
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This is coming a day after President Muhammadu Buhari has held talks with Tinubu at the presidential villa in Abuja.
Buhari Sallau, the personal assistant to the president on broadcast media disclosed via Twitter that the meeting took place on Monday night, April 26.
The presidential aide stated that Bisi Akande, a former interim national chairman of the party, accompanied Tinubu on the visit.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Tinubu defended President Buhari's fight against insecurity.
According to Tinubu, all nations would go through these curves and difficult times. The former Lagos state governor disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents shortly after he met with the president in Abuja.
Going further, he added that there is no president anywhere in the world who would want to see bandits and criminals destabilise his country.