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Be fair in your security analysis, Tiv youth cautions Obasanjo


The Tiv Youth Council Worldwide (TYCW) has counseled former President Olusegun Obasanjo to act statesmanly and desist from making unguarded statements suggesting a defeat comments on the security challenges confronting the nation. 

In a statement signed by president of the group, Mike Msuaan, while reacting to a statement made by the former president at an event organised recently by the Global Peace Foundation and Vision Africa in Abuja said, “President Buhari has done his best.

“That is what he can do. If we are expecting anything more than what he has done or what he is doing, that means we are whipping a dead horse and there is no need. Then, where do we go from here? We cannot fold our hands. I believe that is part of what we’re doing here and what we will continue to be doing. How do we prepare for post-Buhari? Buhari has done his best.”

Reacting to Obansanjo’s statement, Mike admonished former President Obasanjo to be fair in his analysis of security trajectory of the country. 

He said, “There was a time in our history where bombing of worship centres and public places became the order of the day. Abuja, the Federal capital territory was not left out. Boko Haram had captured and hoisted flags in 19 local government areas of Borno state indicating a total capture. But today, the governor of Borno state is rehabilitating and returning many of the IDPs back to their communities. 

“In recent history, President Muhammadu Buhari remains the only president who has purchased several sophisticated hardware for the military and other security to tackle insecurity in the country. He has invested so much to position our security agencies to combat insurgency, banditry and kidnapping. Continue Reading


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