Group decries insecurity, wanton destruction of properties in Nigeria

The Patriots for the Development of Peace and Social Growth (PAPSD) has emphasised that each Nigerian has the constitutional proper to maneuver freely and earn a residing in any a part of the nation with out heed, molestation or hindrance.

The Government Director of PAPSD, Dr Sani Abdulahi Shinkafi, mentioned this whereas condemning the insecurity and gratuitous destruction of lives and properties in some components of the nation.

DAILY POST had reported {that a} disaster erupted in Shasha market in Ibadan final week, following a disagreement between an Hausa and Yoruba man.

Consequently, the Oyo State authorities of Seyi Makinde ordered the closure of the market.

Reacting to the present safety scenario within the nation, PAPSD boss, Shinkafi, in an announcement made obtainable to journalists in Gusau, Zamfara State, referred to as on the Federal Authorities to maintain the large Police deployment within the space and in addition improve the variety of safety personnel drafted to disaster areas

Shinkafi mentioned, “Part 38 of the 1999 structure as amended ensures each Nigerian the precise to freedom of thought, conscience and faith.

“We’re all residing witness to the bloodletting that has led to the lack of a number of lives a few days in the past after a conflict ensued when a cobbler was fatally stabbed by a cart pusher in Sasha market, Ibadan, Oyo State, the unwarranted reprisal assaults that adopted has up to now degenerated into an ethnic battle with a possible of snowballing into one other fratricidal battle if it’s not shortly nipped within the bud.

“Additionally, distraught from the ravages of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic, financial issues and the strain to see that good governance prevail, it’s towards the logic of fairness and good conscience for a bunch of individuals to discriminate towards their fellow countrymen and unleash mayhem on them just because they belong to a unique ethnic group.

“We, due to this fact, reject, condemn and detest the ugly incidents which have enveloped the Hausa and Yoruba communities in Akinyele Native Authorities Space of Oyo State. We name on the federal authorities to maintain the large Police deployment within the space and in addition improve the variety of safety personnel drafted there.

“Equally, all palms should be on deck to make sure that the choice of dialogue is exploited to the fullest whereas the welfare of these affected is catered for within the quick and long run.”

Shinkafi, nevertheless, identified that Nigeria’s founding fathers, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, chief Herbert Macaulay, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, chief Micheal Okpara, Sir Ahmadu Bello Sardaunan Of Sokoto, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Barr. Femi Fani Kayode, Sir Samuel Akintola, Pa Anthony Enahoro, Alhaji Magaji Dambatta and lots of others have been united of their combat for the independence of Nigeria no matter tribe or faith simply as he charged the federal authorities to rise to the problem to make sure Nigeria doesn’t have one other civil warfare within the nation.

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