L-R: Alhaji Abdul Akeem Ayinde Soaga, GM, OGTV; State Commissioner of Police, CP Abdulmajid Ali; ex-Commissioner for Works, Arch.Olamilekan Adegbite; Governor Ibikunle Amosun and Ibikunle Amosun Jr at the praying ground in Abeokuta
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state, Southwestern, Nigeria has described the activities of Boko Haram as a shame to the Nigerian nation.
Amosun, while speaking at the Lantoro prayer ground in Abeokuta, shortly after he observed the Eid-el-Fitri prayer, urged all Nigerians to rise up against the challenge of insecurity posed by the Boko Haram menace.
Governor Amosun said that the incessant spate of bombings in the country, especially in the North-East was a shame to the nation.
He added that it was embarrassing and unfortunate that during ramadan fasting period, members of fundamentalist group still perpetrated violence and killings.
The governor therefore charged all Nigerians, irrespective of their religion and political affiliations to eschew all forms of violent act and rather see themselves as brothers and sisters who needed to be protected.
Amosun added that he has no doubt that President Muhammadu Buhari meant well for the country, saying Nigerians should continue to pray for him to achieve all his good plans.
Amosun noted that the issue of security should not be seen as the exclusive duty of security agencies in the country, but every citizen should also be alive to their responsibility.
Also speaking at the prayer ground, the new Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Abdul-Majeed Ali appealed to all Nigerians to be more inquisitive about what they see in their environment.
He noted that security agencies in the country have been doing their best in protecting lives and property of Nigerians.
Also, in his Eid-el-Fitr message, the Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Prince Buruj Kashamu urged Muslims and Nigerians to make piety and self-discipline which underpinned the holy month of …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper