Appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today,
the former lawmaker said the spate of attacks in parts of the country
can be handled as terrorism affects other countries of the world.
“From the report which we have heard from the killings till going on, even the personnel of the army were even affected.
“We can still say that President Muhammadu Buhari has two major challenges before him – the economy and security.
President still has a lot to do. The earlier he does it, the better.
Going for town halls, the meeting has not provided the right result,” he
When asked if the killings in Nigeria as claimed by
Professor Wole Soyinka are beyond the nation’s capacity to handle, Shehu
Sani said he believes the security apparatus can effectively contain
the threats raging from kidnapping, banditry, terrorism among others.
He, however, wants the Federal Government to collaborate with
neighbouring Cameroon, Niger, and Chad who also have a share of
“These are things that can still be tackled because we
are not isolated from the problem as a nation. Our neighbours too –
Niger, Chad and Cameroon Republic are also facing the same problem.
former Kaduna lawmaker also decried the situation whereby efforts
geared towards tackling Boko Haram activities seem not to have yielded
the desired results.
He lamented that terrorism in Nigeria has entered its tenth year with the war against banditry in its fifth year.