Insecurity, hunger, poverty makes our case precarious -Peter Obi

Former Anambra State governor, Mr. Peter Obi, has raised concern that widespread insecurity added to the hunger and deepening poverty ravaging the country, makes the plight of the nation more precarious.

The Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate in the Febraary 25, 2023, poll, added that the Federal Government must evolve more serious and innovative strategies for dealing with this climate of insecurity in the country.

He said: “As insecurity, banditry and kidnapping continue to spread unchecked in the country, I am yet greatly saddened by the reports of the kidnapping of some passengers who were traveling to Abuja in public transportation buses.

“These brothers and sisters were reportedly kidnapped in Kogi State, yesterday, on their way to Abuja.

“The security of lives and property remains a high governance priority which must be given the urgent attention it deserves, by the government and relevant agencies.

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“I appeal to the people unleashing these waves of terror on the nation to have a change of heart and abandon such criminal acts.

“Our thoughts are with the families of the kidnapped victims, as we unite in efforts towards their safe release and better security for our country.

“This level of insecurity must not continue to be tolerated in our nation now or in the future.

“Government must evolve more serious and innovative strategies for dealing with this climate of insecurity.

“When widespread insecurity is added to the hunger and deepening poverty ravaging our country, the plight of the nation becomes even more precarious,” he added.

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