Federal Government not ready to play politics with the security and welfare of Nigerians


The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, said the Federal Government does not play politics with the security and welfare of Nigerians.

He made the declaration in Katsina State during his opening remarks at the special town hall meeting on security organized by his ministry on the efforts of the Federal Government and that of the North-West governments to tackle banditry, cattle rustling and kidnapping in the region.

Governors of Katsina, Zamfara and Sokoto States, the minister of defence, Major General Bashir Magaji (rtd) and his counterpart in Interior, Rauf Aregbesola were among the personalities who graced the occasion and gave accounts of their efforts to tackle crimes in the country.

Mohammed said one of the cardinal programmes of the Buhari administration was to tackle insecurity across the country.

He reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment in tackling security challenges saying without peace and security, there can be no development.