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Looting responsible for insecurity

Looting responsible for insecurity
The Chairman, Wilson Badejo Foundation, Dr Osaren Emokpae, on Wednesday, said looting of public funds is responsible for the insecurity afflicting Nigeria.

5th August 2022 Loot 5th August 2022 The Chairman, Wilson Badejo Foundation, Dr Osaren Emokpae, on Wednesday, said looting of public funds is responsible for the insecurity afflicting Nigeria.He said issues based on the misery index in Nigeria compared to other African countries; looting of public funds; Nigeria corruption index compared to other countries; Nigeria life expectancy compared to Egypt and South Africa, among others, were part of the challenges affecting the country.Related News More states to procure AK-47 as insecurity worsens Local arms production key to tackling insecurity – Osinbajo Change your tactics, Ogun gov advises security agencies On the looting of public funds, Emokpae said, “Looting of the nation’s wealth has caused gross insecurity today and everyone is feeling the negative effect of it.Emokpae said the lecture would focus on poverty and insecurity in the country.

” Speaking on the current state of insecurity in the country, Emokpae said the country’s insecurity challenges were multi-dimensional, adding that they include, “Boko Haram Islamic extremism; militancy in the Niger-Delta; incessant kidnappings; Fulani Herdsmen crisis; Banditry and unknown gunmen crises in the South-east; ritual killings, and armed robbery.The lecture is scheduled to hold on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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