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Former Minister Says APC Resolve Insecurity Challenges In Nigeria

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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

the job.
“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)