The Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has asked the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to wake up to his responsibilities and stop terrorists and other criminals from daily wasting innocent lives in the country.
The group headed by a nonagenarian, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, described the handling of the security situation in the country by the Federal Government as tantamount to ceding the country to terrorists.
In a statement on Monday by the National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Jare Ajayi, the group described the confession by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, that a terrorist “deceived” the government into releasing his wife and children without releasing abducted Abuja-Kaduna train passengers as “very unfortunate and an admission of failure.”
The statement read, “In view of the fact that the government is expected to possess superior power in virtually everything in a country, considering the fact that the primary responsibilities of the government are the provision of security and welfare for the people, the present administration has failed to provide either security or welfare for the people of Nigeria in recent times.
“One may not be wrong to state that President Buhari’s government greatly lost the confidence, trust, and hope that were invested in it at inception. It is a pity.
“Afenifere is pleading with President Muhammadu Buhari to…
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