Nyesom Wike, Rivers State governor, has lambasted the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government for its inability to resolve the security challenges bedeviling the country.
Wike lamented that Nigerians get killed every day, despite the assurance by APC governors that the federal government will address the problem.
The governor spoke on Thursday, when he hosted members of the South -South Zonal Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Government House in Port Harcourt.
Wike called on patriotic nationalists to rescue the country from disintegration.
“APC governors have come out to say the present APC federal government will solve the security problems. But every day people are dying. When will they solve the problems?
“Own up and say to Nigerians, we have failed on the promises that we made to you. And honourably say, as it is done in other advanced countries, that since we cannot perform and carry out the covenant we have with Nigerians, we have decided to quit.
“Every reasonable Nigerian, every nationalist who believes in this country should come up and make sure this country moves forward, if not it is going to affect everybody”, he said.
The Rivers governor noted that the APC-led federal government would have resigned if Nigeria was a country where honour is valued.
“If Nigeria is a nation where honour and integrity are valued, the present APC-led Federal Government which does not care even if dead bodies are littering on all the roads in the country, will honourably quit power,” he said.
He enjoined Nigerians to brace up and use their voter cards to remove the APC at the appropriate time.
Dan Orbih, PDP National Vice Chairman (South south), said they came to thank Wike for hosting the last zonal congress of the party where they were elected.
Orbih stated that Nigerians are no longer safe under the APC.
According to him, farmers in the South-south live in fear of marauding herdsmen.
He said: “I must report to you that in the South-South most of our people cannot go to farms. If our people cannot access their farms, it is a clear signal of the impending food crisis we are going to face in this nation.
“Looking at the country today, different areas are advocating for a conference where we can sit down and address the problems we are facing.
“The Yorubas have formed the group called the Amotekun to protect their people. The Igbos has done the same. Today, I feel the South South should come together to take steps to protect our people.”