Abubakar blames insecurity on rising unemployment rate
Former President, General Abdusalami Abubakar (rtd), has declared that the security challenges in Nigeria will linger in as long as some Nigerians, especially the youths are not gainfully employed.
According to Abubakar, unemployment of Nigerians, coupled with the fact that the nation did not boast of a robust economic base, was responsible for kidnap, terrorism, armed robbery, agitations and other criminalities that the current government continued to grapple with.
Correspondent kunle ojo reports that the former head of state, who spoke after a courtesy call on Governor Seyi Makinde at governor’s office, Ibadan, stressed that the President Muhammadu Buhari led government must provide the needed economic base and get Nigerians engaged to stem the current security challenges in the country.
On his efforts to ensure security of the state, Governor Seyi Makinde said he had begun gathering data on the existing security architecture, with a view to identifying leakages and implementing necessary changes.
He assured that changes in the security architecture will become more visible in coming days