- The ruling APC-led government has been accused of failing in its primary responsibility
- This allegation was made by the fiery PDP governor, Nyesom Wike
- Wike claimed that no state governor can guarantee his safety amid Nigeria's security situation
Following the increase in Nigeria's security challenges, the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike has taken a swipe at the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Channels TV reports that the outspoken governor accused the ruling party of failing to protect Nigerians.
Wike who made the disclosure on Thursday, April 29, during a meeting with traditional rulers from Ogoniland, stated that the country is now on life support.
The governor speaking further urged Nigerians not to re-elect the APC because the party has failed in its primary responsibility to protect the lives and properties of the citizens.
According to him, the security situation under the APC-led government has deteriorated so much so that the safety of a state governor can not be guaranteed, The Nation reports.
While blaming citizens of being part of the socio-economic and security challenges, Wike said the people have failed in their duty to question and hold public officers to account for the promises made during elections.
He challenged the federal government to take drastic actions that will decimate terrorists and bandits.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the Rivers state governor imposed a statewide curfew on the state based on the advice of the security council over the threat of attack,
The governor in a statewide broadcast on Thursday, April 29, said the security council has imposed a night curfew on the entire 23 local government areas of the state.
The curfew, according to him, would prohibit any human and or vehicular movement within or any part of the state from 10.00 p.m. to 6.00 a.m. from Thursday, April 29, until further notice.
In a related development, Governor Wike lambasted some of his colleagues over the killings in some states of the federation by bandits.
Wike said governors usually run to Abuja to take photographs with President Buhari instead of tackling the challenges in their states. Read more: