“Operation Safe Corridor was established in 2015 to de-radicalize repentant insurgents. Thousands of them have reformed,” Femi Adesina writes in Op-Ed defending the Buhari administration’s record on security following growing calls for its resignation.
“One, Buhari is an inherently solipsistic narcissist. In other words, he is fundamentally and unalterably self-centered. The only person Buhari cares about is Buhari. That is why he spends billions of naira of the nation’s resources to treat even his littlest ailments in London while hospitals are denuded of basic medicines and ordinary people die of easily treatable illnesses,” writes Farooq Kperogi.
The PDP has described the comments by President Buhari expressing surprise at the heightened insecurity across the country as defeatist, demoralizing and traumatizing.
Recurring violence between herdsmen and farmers, as well as related cattle theft and banditry in many northern states, including Zamafara and Kaduna, posed serious threats to peace and security, a global rights group, Human Rights Watch says in its World Report 2019.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that he will continue to work with security agencies for the purpose of securing the state.