Mr Joseph Agoro, a Chieftain of the All Progressive Party (APC) in Badagry, Lagos State, on Sunday urged political leaders to support Federal Government to urgently tackle the spate of insecurity in Nigeria.
Agoro gave the advice while speaking with journalists at the celebration of his 70th birthday in Badagry.
“The responsibility of every government is security of lives and property.
“I want to appeal to our leaders to fix all the security challenges the country is facing currently,” he said.
“Our leaders have to look at the challenge of insecurity in Nigeria and put a stop to it.
“All that is happening today in the country can be arrested within 72 hours, if our leaders are serious and sincere to tackle it,” he said.
Agoro insisted that all leaders, from the Governor to council chairmen, Obas and traditional chiefs, were aware of insecurity challenges in the country, and should as result jointly find ways of addressing it.
On his 70th birthday celebration, the APC chieftain said he dedicated his life to God and his community.
In his remarks, Oba Adekanmbi Oyekan Possi III, the Alapa of Apa of Egun Awori, Apa Kingdom, described Agoro as “a peaceful and loving personality”.
According to the monarch, I thank God for his life, I’m happy with what I see here today.
“When you are nice, many people will gather round you. Today is Agoro at 70. At 70, he is looking younger than his age,” he said. (NAN)