Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has tackled President Muhammadu Buhari over his handling of the insecurity issue in the country.
The senior lawyer spoke in Ilawe-Ekiti, Ekiti Reveal, at some level of the 10th coronation anniversary of Alawe of Ilawe-Ekiti, Ajibade Alabi.
At the tournament, Falana said the worsening insecurity in the country knowledgeable the most modern call by Afe Babalola, the prestigious lawyer, for an period in-between government after Buhari’s tenure.
He said: “When you would possibly perhaps perhaps perhaps presumably disagree with the choice for an period in-between government, you possess gotten to at the same time tackle what has resulted in the choice, which is the reveal of insecurity in the country.
“Aside from issuing press statements, the federal government does no longer inconvenience about insecurity in the country; they anxiousness statements veritably and President Buhari will roar Nigerians of the safety and security of their lives and property however after that, we’re awaiting the subsequent assault.”
Falana additionally said the 2023 elections would come under threat if nothing is done in regards to the insecurity.
He added: “Since many components of the country were taken over by terrorists, it is difficult to talk of having credible elections subsequent year. There are some states and several other native governments which were entirely overrun by terrorists.
“There would possibly be never a manner you would pick elections in such states and native governments. We are practising a crisis which is going to lead to inconclusive elections if registered voters can not tell their franchise attributable to insecurity and negligence of the federal government.
“Whoever is asserted winner would possibly well perhaps possess complications attributable to us that lose elections will state that you simply’ve gotten to ride and behavior elections in the areas where they’re accepted however which will must were taken over by the terrorists.”