Insecurity: Northerners wasted their votes on Buhari ― Abubakar

Buhari expresses grief over killing of 47 by Boko Haram
President Muhammadu Buhari

By Ibrahim Hassan – Wuyo

Murtala Abubakar of the Coalition Against Killings in Northern Nigeria, CAKIN, has stated that Northerners wasted their votes in electing President Muhammadu Buhari.

According to him, “this is because they thought his administration could defeat Boko Haram and banditry,”.

His response was approaching the heels of one other bandits assault that resulted within the loss of life of no fewer thàn 15 peasants in Dansadau neighborhood of Zamfara state this weekend.

Abubakar additionally stated he regretted that 4 Adara males had been killed for pushing aside hearth on some Fulani settlements in Doka, Kajuru LGA of Kaduna state by their individuals who queried why would they affiliate with the Fulani.

“I wish to say it loud that the killings in Katsina and Zamfara and that of Kaduna are same ”

“Three days ago Fulani were kidnapped by bandits in Kajuru and Kachia, wish to say it loud that the killings in Kaduna, Katsina and Zamfara, are the same .”

“It is not religious as being advanced by some groups in the state.”

“The primary responsibility of any government whether autocratic, dictatorship or democracy, is the protection of lives and property.”

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Describing the promise of the Buhari administration, Abubakar stated; “this is a government that was democratically elected after promising us 3 fundamental agenda and one of it is securing Nigeria from all manner of threats or attacks, particularly from Boko Haram.”

“That is why a lot of votes came from the North because, in northern Nigeria, one of the biggest challenges is insecurity.”

“But, as a substitute of seeing enhancements, we’re witnessing its escalation within the North-East or North-Central. Nowhere is secure within the North. Go to Benue, it’s not secure.

“Go to Sokoto, Yobe, Borno, Taraba and everywhere else in the North, you see huge number of Nigerians displaced in their own country and this is a tormenting and traumatising experience for all of them.”

He stated in  Nigeria and, significantly, within the northern area, not a single place is secure now.

“Anybody can become a victim now. If this is so, it is our responsibility to rise up and call the attention of the government to this and even make demands. This is the least that we can expect — that government should protect us. It is our right.”

Vanguard News Nigeria.

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