- President Buhari is doing his best to handle the worsening security situation in the country
- Senator Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf representing Taraba Central senatorial district made the disclosure in an interview
- The lawmaker noted that Buhari alone can not tackle the country's security challenges
Amid the deteriorating state of insecurity in Nigeria, Senator Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf says President Muhammadu Buhari is doing his best.
Daily Trust reports that the chairman, Senate committee on special duties faulted calls that the Nigerian leader should resign or be impeached
The All Progressives Congress (APC) senator in an interview with journalists in Abuja stated that impeaching the president would not solve the nation's security problem.
According to the lawmaker, the president is not the only one saddled with the responsibility to provide security. He added that all state governors also share in the management.
Yisuf went on to note that Buhari must be given the kind of assistance that will help solve our the country's challenges
“Some people are saying break up the country, some said change the leadership, impeach Mr President. How will that help the situation?
“If you impeach the president, who takes over? Is it not the vice president? Is it not the same government? Or you remove the president and his vice, and the Senate President takes over, is it not the same government?"
Yusuf, therefore, charged Nigerians to think out of the box and see it as their own responsibility to solve insecurity in this country.
Earlier, The Guardian reported that Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka called for the impeachment of the president over the rising insecurity.
The spiritual director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), expressed sadness on how Buhari can maintain silence in the midst of the killings and deaths in the country.
Recall that the lower chamber in its resolution on a motion over the worsening security situation in the country made the appeal to the Nigerian leader.
Masari maintained that declaring a state of emergency will not address the nation’s rising insecurity, adding that will overstretch the efforts of security agencies.
In a related development, the APC caucus of the National Assembly has said that President Buhari was on top of the security challenges plaguing the country, Nigerian Tribune reports.
This was in response to minority leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe who spoke on behalf of the caucus after expressing concern over the failure of President Buhari to address the country.