Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Osinbajo visits Anambra state, blame federal government for ethnic agitation (Photos)

Osinbajo in Anambra state

- Acting President Yemi Osinbajo visited Anambra satte on Monday, June 12 

- He was there to attend the 50th conference of the Nigerian Law Teachers Association held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State 

- During the event, he spoke on the insecurity in Nigeria and how it can be tackled 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, June 12, visited Awka, the capital of Anambra state during the 50th conference of the Nigerian Law Teachers Association. 

we learnt that the Acting President who was received by the governor of Anambra state, Willie Obiano laments about insecurity and poverty in Nigeria. 

Osinbajo also blamed the Federal government for the ethnic agitation currently going on in the country. 

Osinbajo said most of the security problems confronting the nation were self-inflicted, resulting from corrupt practices, injustices, among others, Punch reports. 

He said: “The Boko Haram in the North-East, militants in the Niger Delta and farmer/herdsmen clashes were as a result of poverty 

“A lot of these agitations centred on the failure of the state to create an inclusive society, a failure to guarantee the security of lives and property by the agencies charged with the responsibility and the failure to build trust around the rule of law and justice system of administration.” 

Osinbajo said lack of provision of basic needs of life to the people remained the greatest source of tension in the country. 

He decried the level of unemployment which had made the Nigerian youth vulnerable to be recruited as kidnappers, anti-social agitators and violence of all sorts. 

Meanwhile, Osinbajo has finally signed the 2017 appropriation budget into law after months of delay. 

The acting president signed the bill into law in Abuja today Monday, June 12, in place of President Buhari. 

Present at the signing of the budget was Bukola Saraki, president of the Senate, his counterpart in the Federal House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and a host of others top government officials.

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