Daily Trust

Politician­s fueling insecurity in Nigeria — Dalung


A former Minister of Sports and Youth Developmen­t, Barrister Solomon Dalung has accused political leaders especially the elite of being responsibl­e for the mutual suspicion, hatred and mistrust among

Nigerians thereby fueling insecurity in the country.

Dalung spoke on Tuesday during the first National Conference of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechni­cs (ASUP), Bauchi State chapter, with the theme “Insecurity, Economic Growth and Governance Triangle: Nigeria in Focus” held in


He said the trend had continued to put the lives of innocent citizens in danger on a daily basis, adding that unless such bad leaders eschewed sentiments and reset their cultural values, they could not surmount the security challenges bedeviling the nation.

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