Former Minister Says APC Resolve Insecurity Challenges In Nigeria
Dr Ibrahim Lame, a former minister of police affairs, said on Monday that
the All Progressives Party (APC) would evolve strategies that would tackle
the current security challenges bedevilling the country.
Lame told newsmen in Bauchi that people oriented policies, like
employment, food security and proactive measures against corruption, would
be adopted by the APC to tackle the security challenges.
According to him, the current policies of fighting corruption and
unemployment were not adequate in addressing the problems.
Lame, a chieftain of the party, said that it would take more than the
army, police or other security agencies to ensure adequate security in the
He said that security agencies must be complemented by other civic means
to curb insecurity.
The politician, however, acknowledged that with necessary equipment in
place, there were competent men and women in the security agencies to do
“If the APC forms a government, we will come up with policies that will
provide means to fight insecurity in the country.
“We will provide our security men with the right equipment to do their
job, create jobs and policies to fight bribery and corruption in a serious
Lame urged Nigerians, irrespective of religious affiliation, tribe or
creed, to contribute to the fight against insecurity threatening the
country, especially in the North-East. (NAN)