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Nigeria Is Currently Facing Crisis ― Bola Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu has said that Nigeria is currently facing a crisis.

Tinubu explained that the country is experiencing kidnapping, banditry and all other forms of social vice which are indices of crisis.

He stated this at the 8th Day Firdau Prayer for the first Civilian Governor of Lagos, Late Alhaji Lateef Aremu Jakande, held on Friday at his residence in the Ilupeju area of Lagos state.

Meanwhile, The APC Leader prayed that the Almighty Allah, who gave the country huge potentials to be recognised globally, would deliver it from its crises.

He noted that those who have seen the ten effect of the war in terms of tribalism, religion and all sort would avoid its repeat by all means.

“Nigeria is currently facing a crisis of insurgence, banditry and all aspect of insecurity. May the almighty that make this country huge in potentials protect and salvage us all.

“Only Almighty Allah will judge the unfaithful and will direct us on the right path. It is left for you, myself and everyone.

“Those who have seen the effect of the war on tribalism and religious conflicts will never want a repeat of such.

“We pray to God to strengthen our mind and bring peace to this land,” Tinubu said.

Tinubu, who said the deceased is a colossal loss to the state and country, described himself as a lucky one for using the deceased’s house as his cradle of politics and journey to political life.

He recalled that Alhaji Lateef Jakande told him to vie for the position of a Senator, praying to God for prudent, honest and future priority leaders like Late Alhaji Lateef Jakande.

“If I start to write about Alhaji Jakande, I will write an epistle. I am a lucky one. This is the house where I started to become a politician and my journey to political life.

“Alhaji Jakande told me to go to the senate. He said we need many like you.

“We pray for Lagos state and Nigeria to give us more leaders that are prudent, honest, that give priority to the future like Alhaji Lateef Jakande.” He stated.




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Otunba Sayo Akintola is a 1992 graduate of Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Financial Management and MBA from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He started his 12-year sojourn in journalism at the Nigerian Tribune in 1993 as Business and Economy reporter. He rose through the ranks to become the Group Business Editor of the nation’s oldest surviving private national newspaper, the Nigerian Tribune. He set up World Street Journal magazine in 2018.

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