By Nicholas Dechi
A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, has promised to tackle insecurity in the country, if elected the president in 2019.
Kwankwaso gave this promise on Friday in Makurdi, when he led other members of the Kwankwasiyya Movement to pay a congratulatory visit to Gov. Samuel Ortom.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ortom recently defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The presidential aspirant said that the country had enough funds to use for the protection of its citizens.
He added that he would eliminate insecurity in all its forms across the country and return Nigeria to the path of prosperity.
”My desire is for us to continue to live in peace. It is only when there is peace that development will thrive in any society.
“I will ensure that the security agencies are trained and retrained to be abreast of current security…