How Buhari plans to end insecurity in Nigeria ~ Rotimi Amaechi

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The immediate past minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says poverty alleviation at all levels of government is the panacea to the lingering insecurity in Nigeria
– Amaechi notes that only a viable and productive economy that creates jobs will surmount the spate of insecurity in the country
– The former minister commends the APC-led federal government for devising templates aimed at revamping the economy
The immediate past minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said President Muhammadu Buhari declared war against poverty as a means to ending insecurity in Nigeria.
Amaechi who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Saturday, July 27, noted that poverty alleviation at all levels of government is panacea to lingering insecurity in the country.
He said that only viable and productive economy that creates jobs will surmount the spate of insecurity in the country.
He commended the APC-led federal government for devising templates aimed at revamping the economy.
“This government knows the problems of the country which they inherited.
“That is why President Muhammadu Buhari declares war against poverty as a means to ending insecurity,’’ he said.
Amaechi, who made the President’s new ministerial nominee list, restated the need to revitalize the economy for sustainable development at all levels.
He identified youth empowerment as vital in wealth creation for a stable and secured polity.
Meanwhile, the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, has penned an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari over the reported insecurity in Nigeria.
The traditional ruler from Osun state in his letter on Saturday, July 27, said the recent security threat emanating from incessant kidnapping in parts of the country, especially in the south western Nigeria prompted him to write the letter, Daily Trust reports.
As part of the solutions recommended, Oba Akanbi advised President Muhammadu Buhari to adopt both short term and long term approach to address the security challenges in the country.

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