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Ezekwesili asks Tinubu, military to explain persistent insecurity in Nigeria

Ezekwesili asks Tinubu, military to explain persistent insecurity in Nigeria

Former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili has asked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the military to explain the high level of insecurity in the country.

In a statement on her X account on Saturday, June 1, Ezekwesili extended condolences to the families of soldiers killed in Abia State and demanded explanations from the military and government on the inability to curb the recurring violence.

She wrote: “The #DefenceInfoNG #HQNigerianArmy: As a citizen who highly values the role of our military in this country, I condole with you and families of the soldiers killed in Abia. May God grant their families divine comfort.

“To avoid this recurring pattern of loss of lives of our civilian and military citizens alike, can you address the Nigerian public on the degenerate state of insecurity all over the country?

“Since nobody else but the person who occupies the seat of the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces #officialABAT is de facto vested with the Constitutional powers, duty and accountability to ensure the security of our country and people, can you help us, the Nigerian people, understand why the failures of rampant insecurity persist in the country?”