The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Muhammadu Buhari will soon handle the criminal elements terrorising Nigerians across the country, as well as their sponsors.
This was made known in a statement signed by Senator John Akpanudoedehe, the APC’s Caretaker National Secretary, on Monday.
The spate of criminal activities nationwide has increased in the last month, with reports of kidnapping, banditry, terrorism, armed robbery and other crimes surfacing on a daily basis.
But the APC, however, admitted that the current security challenge is real, but stated that the party would not play politics with human lives.
The statement read: “The issue of insecurity in the country has found expression in terrorist and criminal activities of Boko Haram, bandits, kidnappers, rustlers and recently the highly condemnable attacks on security formations in some states.
“These are current realities and the APC will not play politics with matters of life and our collective wellbeing as a nation.
“As a progressive party in government, we are fully focused on identifying and bringing to book the perpetrators and sponsors of this hydra-headed insecurity monster and consolidating on our visible development strides.”
The party condoled with all those affected by the security incidents and appealed to Nigerians to unite against insecurity and criminality.
“Only in safety can we enjoy the current infrastructure revolution that has witnessed the rehabilitation, construction and reconstruction of over 13,000 kilometers of critical federal roads, construction of thousands of affordable and acceptable housing and of course, the ongoing national railway projects gainfully connecting cities and towns across the country,” the statement read.