BREAKING: Nigeria May Lose Nationhood If We Don’t Tackle Insecurity Trend

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By Jonathan Ugbal

Niger Delta affairs minister, Pastor Usani Usani has said that Nigeria is heading towards what was experienced in Cambodia if the current trend of insecurity is not been tackled.

Usani was speaking at the public lecture on security organized by the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kpotun Idris in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital on Wednesday where he said cultism has impacted negatively on the traditional institutions once revered as a peacemaking institution.

Mr. Usani said if the trend in Nigeria is not addressed fully and quickly then Nigeria may be heading towards losing nationhood.

He said the trends of agitations in several parts of the country whether religious, political or any other, violence is not a proactive means to ensuring their voices are heard.

He said that the solution to these is: “Everyone must take security issues very personal.”

He said understanding at the very lowest ebb, the value of peace, Nigerians will know that the use of force was not the right way to ending crisis or an alternative to alternative conflict resolution practices.

He lamented that many Nigerians do not fully grasp what development in the twenty first century means.

He said that he believed the Police has enough manpower and capacity to tackle security challenges and called for a system where they are allowed to act more effectively to make them compete favorably with their peers across the globe.

Cross River Governor, Senator Ben Ayade is also in attendance at the lecture with his counterparts from Akwa Ibom and Rivers states.

The Governors of Delta and Bayelsa states are represented at the event by the Secretary to the State Government and Deputy Governor respectively.

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