Unpatriotic elements encouraging insecurity – FG



 The Federal Government says some unpatriotic elements are encouraging insecurity in some parts of the country.

The of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed stated at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja.

Mohammed, however, assured that Government was resolutely tackling the situation and security “will improve drastically in the days ahead’’

“The truth is that the insecurity in some parts of the country is not organic, so to say.

“Some unpatriotic and disgruntled elements are definitely catalysing them.

“But these people do not constitute the critical mass that can influence the course of our country’s history, and we must not cede the space to them.

“Nigerians must be with information that can lead to the and prosecution of these anarchists. Security is the business of all,’’ he said.

Mohammed said the security agencies, acting on the directives of President Muhammadu Buhari were taking concrete actions that will significantly the level of insecurity .

He assured that the citizens will feel the impact of the security agencies’ actions in the days ahead.

The said the attack on the police headquarters and a correction facility, in which hundreds of inmates were freed, in State on Monday “is most unfortunate, dastardly, condemnable and unacceptable’’.

attack fits into the growing pattern of inexplicable and anarchical acts by some malcontents, who seem bent on triggering chaos across the land,’’ he said.

He called on all persons of goodwill, especially , religious and , to speak up against the anarchists before they throw the country into chaos.

“Nigerians must fish out those who are acting as ‘agent provocateur’ for reasons best known to them.

“We must not allow them to win,’’ the said. (NAN)