APC Leaders Tell Tinubu Action to Take Action against Non-Performing Security Chiefs

APC Leaders Tell Tinubu Action to Take Action against Non-Performing Security Chiefs

  • President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been urged to sack non-performing security chiefs in the country
  • The forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairmen told President Tinubu during their meeting with him
  • The forum’s Secretary, Alphonsus Eba, said it was time for security chiefs to be held accountable for their actions

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

FCT, Abuja - The forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairmen has asked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to fire any security chief who fails to live up to expectations.

The secretary of the forum, Alphonsus Oga Eba, said this following the high rate of kidnapping and insecurity in the country.

APC leaders tell Tinubu action to take against non-performing security chiefs
APC leaders tell Tinubu to sack non-performing security chiefs Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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He made this known while speaking with House correspondents after a meeting with Tinubu at the Presidential Villa, on Friday, March 15.

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As reported by The Punch, the Chairman of Cross Rivers state chapter of the APC, said:

“Where a District Police Officer or a Commissioner of Police or whoever that is in control of whatever security architect at whatever level is found wanting, Mr. President should wield the big stick.”

Eba commended President Tinubu for his moral and financial support to security agencies in his attempt to address kidnappings and other crimes, Daily Trust reported.

Speaking further about the details of their meeting with the president, he said:

“But we came with one humble piece of advice that we gave to Mr. President today as Forum chairman to say that nobody expects Mr. President as Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to carry arms and go to the battlefield.

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“That is why he has his lieutenants, as security agencies in various areas and what we have told Mr. President today, by way of advice, that it is time for people to be held accountable for their actions.”

Gumi offers to negotiate with bandits

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that controversial Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, said that he is ready to negotiate with bandits for the release of 287 abducted schoolchildren from Kuriga Government Secondary and LEA Primary Schools in the Chikun LGA of Kaduna state.

Gumi warned Tinubu’s administration not to repeat the mistake made by Muhammadu Buhari, who refused to dialogue with bandits.

Source: Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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