Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-Presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, has declared that he will probably be becoming a member of the race for the presidency in 2023 if the safety scenario within the nation lingers on.
“I’ll run for President in 2023 if banditry, kidnapping, herdsmen ravaging the South West and Boko Haram, all proceed unabated,” he tweeted.
In response to him, bandits terrorising the nation will probably be stopped useless on their tracks.
The politician famous that the scenario the place bandits function unchallenged for 3 to 4 hrs will not be potential throughout his authorities, including that any main mass motion within the forests will probably be detected by satellite tv for pc and floor forces will probably be mobilised immediately.
“I may even submit a publish dated letter of resignation from workplace on my own and the vp to NASS. It will likely be dated thirtieth September 2025,” he continues
“It shall be activated by a vote of two/3 majority of the joint seating of the NASS, who would have happy themselves with the truth that my admin has not accomplished sufficient or something vividly substantial within the struggle in opposition to the above listed 4 scourges which have plagued this Nation.
“I say all this with nice and profound sense of duty contemplating the gloom and perplexity that these menaces have introduced on our Nation whereas all of us seem helpless and hopeless and we’ve a raging inner struggle pervading expensive of insecurity and lack of security, extreme inter ethnic hatred and strife tending to tear the nation aside.
“I sincerely consider that issues don’t must be the best way they’re. I’ve been a really shut aide of two nice Presidents and have been shut sufficient to Energy to know what could be accomplished beneath these perplexing circumstances.
“This write up will not be about immodesty. I’m satisfied inside myself that I’ve the data, the mind, the publicity and expertise that will probably be required to guide this nation out of its current predicament , if no different critically minded individual is keen to supply themselves.
“As a teaser I’ll elaborate briefly however not in an excessive amount of element on what the federal government can do to curtail this rampaging menace.
“As President I’ll declare a state of emergency within the affected states. I do know politicians is not going to like this. However with out safety the nation and its politics will neither survive nor exist.
“Governors is not going to depart their political workplaces however their duties and features shall be strictly restricted to administrative issues whereas the state of emergency is in place. The state assemblies will probably be on short-term vacation until issues return to normalcy.
“I’ll appoint a senior navy personnel to be the state safety administrator not decrease than a Brigade Common. He will probably be absolutely in cost and be answerable for the protection and safety of residents of the state.
“The Nationwide Safety Adviser in session with the Service chiefs will coordinate these states’ commanding officers nationally. Nationwide Safety Council conferences will probably be thrice weekly excluding emergency conferences.
“A every day report of safety of all affected states shall be on my desk 8.00am every day.
I’ll deploy 2000 navy troops and 3000 particular police forces to every of the affected states. (this can be topic to what’s available.
“Every state could have 2 transport helicopters, 1 surveillance helicopter with evening imaginative and prescient functionality and a surveillance helicopter.
I’ll prepare with worldwide non-public and business satellite tv for pc firms to cowl the affected areas
“This service got here into use typically in the past in the course of the BAGA inferno assault by Boko haram. We had been capable of see an entire city actual time with every housing unit clearly demarcated.
“At this time, bandits could be situated and actions monitored by way of infrared Ray’s or thermal radiation from satellites targeted on the realm in query.
“Each faculty and hamlets and villages could have a number of half time skilled civil safety brokers with digital panic buttons devices which can upon activation notify and alert nearest safety posts and cells.
“It’s going to show the placement of the misery caller with out him saying a phrase. This will probably be obtainable with academics, pupils, village heads, chiefs, monks, particular okada riders and transporters and market heads everywhere in the state.
“Bandits will probably be stopped useless on their tracks. The scenario the place bandits function unchallenged for 3 to 4 hrs will not be potential. Any main mass motion within the forests will probably be detected by satellite tv for pc and floor forces will probably be mobilised immediately.
“This can value cash. I’ve accomplished some tough estimates. $1 Billion will get this challenge beneath method and our residents and kids can all sleep with their eyes closed.
“I’ve written this to not search any consideration or create arguments. Folks don’t have to agree with what I’ve proposed.
“If I’m the Nigerian President this will probably be my temporary to my safety council. They’ll give their enter and we’ll swing to motion.”