In response to the escalating rate of kidnapping and general insecurity across the country, the Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairmen has urged President Bola Tinubu not to hesitate in holding any security chief accountable for failing to meet expectations,Daily Trust reports.

Following a meeting with Tinubu at the Presidential Villa, the secretary of the forum, Alphonsus Oga Eba, addressed State House correspondents, highlighting the discussion on insecurity in the nation.

Eba emphasized, “The kidnapping of pupils in Kaduna State is one of the concerning issues regarding the overall insecurity in the country that we raised with Mr. President. We expressed our deep concern, particularly amidst the numerous distractions and criminal activities aimed at tarnishing the image of the government and our party.”

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Acknowledging President Tinubu’s moral and financial support to security agencies, the Forum commended his efforts. They advised President Tinubu that while he doesn’t need to personally engage in armed conflict as the Commander-in-Chief, it is imperative to hold accountable those responsible for security operations.

Eba stated, “We advised Mr. President that it is time for individuals to be held responsible for their actions. If a district police officer, commissioner of police, or any security personnel overseeing a specific security architecture is found lacking, we urged Mr. President to take decisive action. Accountability is crucial in maintaining security and restoring public trust, and that was a key aspect of our discussion today.”


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