Katsina state Chairman of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Hon. Sani Liti has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to resign due to “his failure to secure Nigeria”.
The chairman said this during a press meeting Monday in Katsina.
According to him, the government has failed to address challenges including insecurity, poverty, poor economic policies, upsurge in tribal/ethnic conflict, corruption and criminal activities, among others.
“The Buhari government has not only failed to uplift the lives of Nigerians, as he promised but soaked the country into deeper corruption and misery. In the event of the President dragging a foot or refusing to resign, we urge the National Assembly to apply constitutional means to save the lives and properties of Nigerians.” he said.
“It shall be pointed out that from 2015 to date more than 50,000 Nigerians have lost their fives to bandits. Also, several trillion Naira worth of properties and money for ransom were lost to the insurgents who used the money to purchase weapons as confessed by some of the bandits,” he added.
Liti called on the federal government to, as a matter of urgency, declare a state of emergency on security especial in Katsina, Kaduna, Zamfara, Niger and Sokoto States, adding that: “In this respect, we are calling for the government to immediately hire mercenaries for six months from wherever to train and fight the rising banditry, insurgency, and tribal militia.
“Similarly, the government should as a matter of urgency recruit one million young Nigerians to be trained as Special Forces to protect and secure the country when the mercenaries leave in six months.”
“Shall the federal government refuse to act, we ask all the state assemblies to start the processes of impeachment of the governors,” he said.