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Nigeria has been overtaken by insecurity – Buhari’s former lawyer Ahamba speaks

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Chief Mike Ahamba, president Buhari’s lawyer before he won the 2015 Presidential election called out the President over the insecurity menace in the country.

The Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) implied that President Buhari has lost his grip on leading the nation while recalling how his former client campaigned with claims of ex President Goodluck Jonathan being ‘weak’ in tackling the Boko Haram insurgency.

“I want to say this with all sincerity that the country has been overtaken by the state of insecurity,” he told Sun.

“There is no safety anywhere and I believe that nobody can count himself as safe unless those who may have state apparatus with which they are protecting themselves.

“Ordinary citizens are no longer safe. When you cannot drive safely from Abuja to Kaduna, you can’t drive safely from Port Harcourt to Warri; you can’t drive safely from Enugu to Makurdi.

“Where do you go? The situation is very alarming and anybody who says that he is not alarmed by what is happening should tell the nation the reason for that, and that he can’t be affected by what is happening.

“The insecurity situation is so bad that nobody knows the next victim. It is very unfortunate and the Federal Government should do something to arrest the situation before it is too late.

“One of the major campaign promises of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 was to handle security having accused ex-President Goodluck Jonathan of being ‘weak’ in tackling the Boko Haram menace. Four years after, don’t you think that Buhari has lost grip of the situation?” he added.

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