Abuja - Razak Atunwa, the Member, House of
Representatives for Ilorin West, call for concerted efforts to counter
terrorism in Nigeria.
Speaking ahead of Independence Day, he said insecurity
remained a threat to national progress.
"Even as I commend the Nigerian Army in their fight
against terrorists in affected areas of the country, I call for more
counter-terrorism approach in undermining terrorism in Nigeria."
He said priority must be given to families in IDPs across
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Atunwa said the government and the international
community should readily afford affected people the basic necessities of life,
particularly accommodation, healthcare and economic empowerment to recover from
what they lost.
He meanwhile said economic reform was important for the
If implemented well, it would improve tax revenues for
government, provide more jobs for Nigerians, and create wealth to build
He said stakeholders must equally give a consensus
support to the laudable anti-corruption agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari to
eliminate corruption, tax evasion and other related crimes.
"Our collective decision today can safeguard the
future generations. As Nigeria marks her 55th year of Independence, let's give
uniform commitment to nation building today, for a better tomorrow."
- CAJ News