- Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has accused the Nigerian elite as the main contributor to the insecurity in the country
- Osinbajo spoke at a conference and award ceremony at the International Conference Center (ICC ), Abuja
- According to him, the insecurity in all parts of the country would be addressed if the elite and other Nigerians returned to consensus
ICT, Abuja – Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s vice president, accused the Nigerian elite of promoting insecurity in the country on Thursday September 9th .
The Punch reports that the insecurity in the country is fueled by ethnic and regional feelings, activities and expressions.
Osinbajo said the elite’s criticism of the government’s activities without consideration was a recipe for insurrection and insurrection, adding that s uncertainty in every part of the country will be addressed when the elite and other Nigerians return to consensus.
The Vice President stressed that the elite have been irresponsible when it comes to this to face the scourge of insecurity.
“Some of the elites cannot agree when it comes to insecurity. Most of the elites who promoted the ethnic agenda rely on dubious activities in promoting regional and ethnic maps. The elite use this to acquire more for themselves. Our political, economic and religious elite should be socially irresponsible.
“Either out of selfish interest or a lack of self-confidence, they are unable to build the social and political consensus on which a just and orderly society can be built. They promote tribal and religious fronts for legitimacy.”
Buhari says it is unthinkable that an Igbo man would want to leave Nigeria
It was reported that the president will be on Thursday 9th. .
The president said that Igbo people in Nigeria are relevant, adding that they have successful businesses across the country.
Buhari’s visit to Imo State took place about two months after the leader of the Biafra Indigenous People (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, was arrested and extradited to Nigeria for trial.