Former Senator in the 8th Assembly representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani has warned president Buhari against his call for the United State to relocate its United States Africa Command, AFRICOM, to the African continent.
President Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday requested the United States to reconsider relocating the headquarters of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM), a combatant command of the U.S from Germany to Africa to be closer to the Theatre of operation. Buhari made the disclosure on his official Twitter account following his virtual meeting with Antony Blinken, U.S Secretary of State who was on his first virtual visit to Africa since Joe Biden assumed office.
National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has said that there is no President that will intentionally want his citizens exposed to banditry and danger. The APC leader and former governor of Lagos State stated this while fielding questions from journalists after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday night at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Kaduna State Government, KDSG, has reiterated that it would not reward criminals who kill citizens and destroy properties. Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser to the Governor (Media & Communication) said in a statement on Tuesday, that amidst the violence unleashed by criminal elements on the people of Kaduna State, some commentators have responded by blaming KDSG for asserting that the duty of the state is to uphold the law and not to reward hoodlums for violating the lives, property, and liberties of citizens.