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The National Leader of the All Progressive Congress APC, Bola Tinubu has called on Nigerians to support the federal government’s efforts to foster national unity.
Tinubu who stated this after meeting with President Muhammmadu Buhari alongside some leaders of the Afenifere group, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Tuesday, said the first step to guarantee security of the country, is “to address the problem speech of hate, intolerance across the nation and look at the problem of security holistically and from the grassroots level.
Speaking on insecurity, Tinubu tasked government to address the issue of shortage of police personnel, by looking at the recruitment from 774 Local Governments and be able to effectively have information.
“it takes time to train people; you equally create employment from such an action; I mean employment for the people and strengthen security intelligence from the grassroots
He said the government is making efforts to diversity the economy, adding “we have the various scale of thinking that the economic council will have to bring about”
“ He noted that government was working on infrastructural deficit, poverty and insecurity. Those are the things that we will put emphasis on; you know it, I know it, there is infrastructural deficit across the country and without infrastructure, you cannot galvanise the economy; you have the question of electricity that is critical to industrialization and economic growth.
“Sure, I don’t want to be clannish or sectional; the question is that we want to build a nation and always believe in our diversity for prosperity not from adversity and progressives like the president will join hands to build the country.
“No matter what, we have nothing, but one country and that is the only way that we can stimulate growth and understanding among various nationalities; … Read More...