The minister maintains the federal government is profitable the conflict in opposition to insurgency.
Minister of Data and Tradition, Lai Mohammed says Nigeria can’t be described as a failed state, insisting that the nation is just witnessing insecurity in some components.
The Minister, who argued that the nation is profitable the conflict in opposition to insecurity, famous that insurgents are surrendering to the elevated onslaught from safety brokers.
“I dwell in Nigeria, I work in Nigeria and I journey throughout Nigeria and I can let you know Nigeria isn’t a failed state,” he advised BBC’s Deal with Africa.
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“I can let you know, sure we now have challenges with banditry, we now have challenges with separatist teams, it doesn’t make this nation, Nigeria, a failed state.
“If what is occurring in the previous few weeks is something to go by, we’re profitable this conflict.”
Mr Lai, who requested Nigerians to understand the federal government’s struggle in opposition to insecurity, famous that the nation’s safety scenario is so much higher than what the current authorities met when it assumed energy.
Recalling how the Taliban seized energy in Afghanistan, the minister defined that ideologies are arduous to defeat, one thing he says the current administration has been capable of surmount whereas preventing Boko Haram.
In keeping with him, earlier than the current authorities, Boko Haram managed a “swathe of land the scale of Belgium” however have now been pushed “to a really small space”.
“That is what individuals ought to admire about preventing terrorism. The excellent news is that insurgents as we speak are surrendering in droves and we’re going after them,” he added.