- President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended for his efforts in ending the insecurity ravaging the country
- The commendation was given to the president by the governor of Cross River state Ben Ayade on Tuesday, April 26
- Ayade said the security situation in Nigeria could have been worse if not for some of the interventions implemented by the President Buhari-led administration
The governor of Cross River state, Ben Ayade, has informed Nigerians that it is possible that the insecurity bedevilling the nation could have been worse if President Muhammadu Buhari was not in power.
Reeling out the intervention of the president in the fight against terrorism and other forms of criminality, Ayade said the country could have been in a worse situation than it is at the moment.
Daily Trust reports that the governor commended President Buhari's understanding of both international and local security challenges.
He noted that the president has been able to successfully stem the continuous incursion of bandits and Boko Haram into Nigeria.
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“This country would have been in a worse situation but President Muhammadu Buhari given the fall of Afghanistan, given the massive movement of people who have a feeling that the West African province belongs to them by birth, and therefore Muslims of West African origin, and Christians, in their opinion, are infidels and therefore must be wiped out.
"The President did thoroughly tutored on the subject of global security. And I think it will be child’s play for anybody to misunderstand the enormity of the security challenges of this nation."
Buhari’s aide purchases APC’s N50m governorship form ahead of primaries
Senator Ita Enang recently joined that list with the announcement of his APC governorship form for Akwa Ibom state.
The presidential aide will be looking toward succeeding the incumbent, Governor Emmanuel Udom whose tenure will be over in a couple of months.
2023 presidency: Akpabio reacts as northern group asks him to contest
In another development, the minister of Niger Delta and former governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio had been asked to contest for the presidency.
Akpabio himself disclosed the information via a social media post as he received delegates of the Arewa Concerned Citizens for Development who presented him with an award of Excellence Service to the nation.
The group according to Akpabio beseeched him to throw his hat into the presidential race for the 2023 general election.