Former Nigerian diplomats have known as on President Muhammadu Buhari to rapidly restructure the nation’s safety structure following an alert of an imminent terror assault on the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.
The diplomats mentioned that nationwide curiosity ought to rank above private curiosity whereas blaming the president for embracing a defective safety construction within the nation.
Recall that the United States and different western nations had, in the course of the week, issued journey advisories to its residents, warning about attainable terror assaults within the nation’s capital, Abuja.
In an announcement issued on Saturday by its National Coordinator, Ambassador Ibrahim Gambo Kazaure, the previous diplomats lamented that the present safety preparations put in place by President Buhari had fairly worsened Nigeria’s safety system.
They cited the president’s resort to regionalism, and ethnic and nepotistic concerns, sustaining that such motion has introduced Nigeria to its present safety state of affairs.
Operating beneath the aegis of the Forum of Retired Diplomats in Nigeria (FRDN), the diplomats insisted that the time is ripe for the president to shun ethnic and regional concerns for the nation to maneuver ahead.
The retired diplomats, having served Nigeria each inside and in international missions, additionally flayed the Federal Government for dismissing the US safety experiences.
Part of their assertion learn: “Watching from the vantage place given the place we had variously labored earlier than retirement, we humbly attraction to President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of nationwide curiosity, sack the National Adviser, NSA, Monguno and the safety chiefs.
“This should be immediately followed by a sweeping reform in the security sector through the restructuring of the entire security architecture. This becomes necessary given that the security network in the country has collapsed.”