By Olivia Isibor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – According to the Governor of Nassarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, seeking foreign aid to check the multiple security challenges facing the country should not be misconstrued as a sign of weakness on the part of the federal government.
Sule made this remark during an interview session on Channels Television’s Politics Today, where he said that countries around the world relied on their allies during wars
“A lot of people keep saying that we need outside support. Having outside support doesn’t necessarily mean that we don’t have the capacity. Most of the wars that have been fought in the world, a lot of countries ask for foreign support,” he said.
Nigeria has been battling several security challenges ranging from kidnappings to banditry, insurgency to militancy, armed robbery to cultism, calls for secession among several others. In the past week, approximately 239 people have been killed and 44 others abducted in separate violent incidents across the country, perpetrated mostly by armed non-state actors.