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Social security law will curb insurgency – Tinubu

09 December 2014, 13:29

Lagos - Senator Oluremi Tinubu (APC-Lagos), on Monday said the passage of the Social Security Bill into law would help to tackle insurgency in the country.

Tinubu, (Lagos Central Senatorial District), made her opinion known to newsmen during Lagos Central Senatorial primary of APC at Oniru Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos.

"The security of the country is so important and it should not be treated with levity.

"The social security bill has scaled through the second reading at the National Assembly; the only thing left is to pass it.

"Such a law will help in curbing insecurity facing the country’’, she said.

Also read: Germany to assist Nigeria in tackling insurgency

The lawmaker said that the next legislative year in the Senate would focus on making laws on the economy.

"Prosperity should be for all and Nigeria has a lot of people with potentials, this time around all our people should be given a level playing field to venture into businesses’’, she said.

Tinubu said the general elections in 2015 would strengthen the country’s democracy.

2 722 delegates were accredited to vote for either Tinubu or Adetokunbo Odutola



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