How do you think the government can effectively tackle the current wave of insecurity?
Insecurity is currently high but it didn’t start today. President Muhammadu Buhari is really trying to make the country work but the legacy of the previous government is an unenviable one. The legacy of corruption, in a way, is responsible for insecurity. You cannot divorce corruption from this problem of insecurity because funds, which ought to have been used to build infrastructure that would attract investors, were wasted by some persons and the youth have become despondent and despondency has forced some to resort to crime. But I believe President Muhammadu Buhari is working hard and he will get it right. He has given the police the order to flush out the criminals, which is the first step. The root cause of this problem and other problems will be better addressed in his second term. There will be more infrastructure; more jobs will be created, which will give the people hope.
The President is working very hard to fight corruption and corruption is also fighting back. Insecurity problem is really a serious problem. There is a portion of the Bible that says, ‘When the foundation is destroyed, what can the righteous do?’ Whatever is built on this type of shaky foundation will not last and that is why President Buhari is taking his time to lay a new foundation. Read more