Insecurity: Nigeria no longer attractive for FDI — Senate




By Kingsley Omonobi, Henry Umoru & By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, ABUJA

The Senate yesterday lamented that the escalating wave of insecurity has made Nigeria unattractive for foreign direct investment and urged security chiefs to up their game to halt the ugly trend. He also added that there is nothing to show for the huge investment in security.

Senate President Ahmad Lawan, who expressed the view at a marathon meeting with military chiefs and heads of security and intelligence agencies, described the level of insecurity in the country as most frightening.

Lawan spoke on a day bandits attacked the convoy of Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 12, Bauchi, Audu Adamu Madaki, inflicting gunshot wounds on his leg, killed his orderly and injured many escorts.

The AIG was on his way to a meeting of Police strategic commanders summoned by Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali, in Abuja. Meanwhile, Alkali has ordered enhanced security at prison…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper