…Says nobody is safe again
Former Governor of Jigawa, Sule Lamido, has lamented that Nigeria is bleeding as nowhere in the country is safe.
This was stated by the chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), after a meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the latter’s residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State, at the weekend.
In a statement issued by his spokesman, Kehinde Akinyemi, the ex-governor said although Nigeria is confronted with challenges, the meeting with Obasanjo reinforced his faith in the country.
Lamido was quoted as saying, “How do we remain safe?’ is the biggest problem and challenge now in this country, because now, nobody is safe again”.
“Imagine! Kidnapping three workers of Baba, a former President of the country. Who is safe again?”, he queried.
Lamido said he visited Obasanjo as his “father and leader and my everything” after a very long time, adding that he met the former president “in very high spirits and good health”.
“But he told me that he’s now aging and I responded that he’s not; because we still need him in this country. And he said: ‘Sule, I will do anything for Nigeria’. That is very inspiring. That is why I like him and this reinforces my faith in the country, my Nigeria,” the former governor said, according to the statement.
“We discussed several issues, particularly on Nigeria that he so loved. Honestly, no matter how down we go, we’ll rise again. But obviously, it is bleeding now. It is bleeding”, he stated.