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A pro Buhari political pressure group, the Zikist-Buharist Movement (ZBM) has berated the National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Uche Secondus, for asking President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over the high the increase of insecurity in Nigeria.
The group in a statement signed by the Chairman, Stanley Ohajuruka and Secretary, Godwin Onwusi, which was released on Sunday, stated that President Buhari is concerned over the insecurity in the country and that is more reason he admitted that much more work needs to be done to fix our security challenges.
The statement was titled, ‘Their Efforts Not Good Enough, PMB’s frankness commendable.’
ZBM commended President Buhari’s uncommon candour, frankness and openness for admitting that the service chiefs have serially failed the country.
According to the group, the President by his statement has captured the pain of our dear countrymen and summed up the anguish in the land.
‘We are in league with the frustration over insecurity in the land, but Hon. Secondus and members of his political clan should be sincere enough to cast their minds back to over a decade ago when PDP’s misrule, planlessness and squandermania, simulated the material conditions which unleashed insecurity on Nigerians on a large scale. We should be wary of playing politics with security.’
‘ZBM shares the agony of Nigerians over the compounded security challenges and the trust deficit arising there from.
‘However, Mr. President’s statement to us recognized the import of his mandate and the responsibility of the Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) to secure our dear country from unprecedented insurgency, unbridled armed robbery, untoward kidnapping and crass banditry,’ ZBM stated.
‘For those who call for Mr President’s resignation and impeachment, especially the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), ZBM appreciates their frustration, worries and genuine concern over unbridled insecurity in the land. Their frustration is understandable. However, they should note that Mr. President is as concerned and that is why he admitted he has much more work to fix our security challenges. We know he is deploying new technologies.’
ZBM dismissed as misguided and misplaced, the demand by the PDP chairman, Uche Secondus for the President to resign on the basis of his own admission that his administration has failed, more so, having made a similar call on ex-president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, to resign in similar circumstances in 2014.
‘The PDP should please in all sincerity cast their mind back on how over a decade ago, the insecurity torrential rain started falling via planlessness and squandermania of the 16 years misrule of the PDP. How our physical and social infrastructure were underfunded in the midst of unprecedented oil revenue. This is the foundation of the decayed infrastructure, hence the infamous Nigeria’s crown of World Poverty Capital.’
AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK