Insecurity: Nigeria presently at a crossroad, says Abdulsalami/ Abdulsalami

Fomrer Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), has stated the rising insecurity challenges facing the nation is a indication the country is presently at a crossroad. 

Abdulsalami stated this on Tuesday in Kaduna during the annual award dinner organized by the Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation aimed at celebrating eminent Nigerians who have impacted the society positively. 

The erstwhile head of state stated it was unfortunate many Nigerians now live in fear, calling on people to support government's effort to effectively address the situation. 

He said: “With the present security challenges ranging from banditry, kidnapping, and terrorism, I will say Nigeria is at a crossroad.

“We should, therefore, try as much as possible to give information and intelligence reports to the security agencies for timely action. “We will always pray for peace and I am appealing to all Nigerians to put all hands on deck to eradicate this menace of insecurity currently threatening the peace of the country.”

Present at the event were former Head of State, Gen Yakubu Gowon (retd), who got leadership award and Justice Fati Lami Abubakar, wife of Gen. AbdulSalami Abubakar, who received an award for Public Service and Administration of Justice.