Insecurity hurting Nigeria’s devp – Ex minister
FORMER Police Affairs Minister, Abdul Jelili Adesiyan has described insecurity being faced in the country as bane of development.
Alhaji Adesiyan made the disclosure on Monday, while featuring on the Guest Forum of Oyo State Correspondents’ Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
The former minister observed that the insecurity situation in the country was worrisome, adding that citizens are scared to travel while some cannot not travel without security escorts.
Adesiyan, who frowned at the introduction of new naira notes few weeks to election, said that the policy has inflicted hardship on the masses.
The former minister, who is a member of Campaign Committee for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu stated that politics in Nigeria was no more based on ideology, but personal interest, saying that has accounted for the series of political defections.
He urged Nigerians to vote for Bola Tinubu in the fourth coming presidential election slated for February 25, 2023, maintaining that Tinubu was more qualified to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari than any other candidate.
“Everyone knows that Tinubu has better credentials to govern this country. We will see Nigeria remain as one. There is no doubt that Tinubu is the best candidate. He is the only person that can bridge the gap between the poor and the rich,” he said.
The former minister opined that the All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate for Oyo State, Sen Teslim Folarin was most experienced candidate in the state.
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