Shocking! Insecurity In Nigeria Is Frightening Despite Government Huge Investments- Senate President Tells Security Chiefs
Nigeria Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has told the security chiefs in the country that despite the federal government’ s huge investment in the security sector in the country, the level of insecurity in the country is still frightening.
The Senate president, who made this known on Wednesday during a meeting with security chiefs in the country in their bid to study the more worrisome dimension of the security challenges in Nigeria.
Ahmed Lawan first and foremost revealed that given the spate of attacks that were so recurrent in the country, the federal government had nothing to show for in the area of security despite the huge investments made by the federal government in that sector.
He then further urged the security chiefs that there was a need for security agents to look into ungoverned spaces, while adding that it had become so bad that Nigeria was no longer attractive to foreign direct investment.
And in Senate president’ s words that were made available by the Daily Post on Wednesday afternoon, he said that ” The current situation is now frightening as there is now nowhere to go and nowhere to hide as the FCT, the seat of government, is now under siege. ”
” The security concerns have crippled the economy and key sectors, notably agriculture. ”
Meanwhile, the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, while responding to the comment made by the Senate president, said that the issues of national security must be seen from a collective perspective.