The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the attacks by bandits in the area are behind a Nigerian governor from a northwestern province. Vanguard confirmed that the party’s spokesman, Yekini Nabena, made the allegation in a speech in Abuja on Thursday 17 December.
A lawmaker was accused by Nabena of backing robbers. Photo: Yekini Nabena Source: Facebook He reported that the Governor had been connected to heightened cases of banditry, kidnappings and other violent crimes through intelligence sources. However, Nabena fell short of saying the name of the governor convicted of violent actions. According to the APC chief, for safety concerns, he chose not to mention the name of the governor.
He said: “Our security agencies have intelligence reports linking one of the Northwest governors of colluding and sponsoring the violent and criminal activities of bandits in the zone. “I won’t give details because of the sensitive and security nature of the issue. However, relevant security agencies must as a matter of urgency investigate the report and determine its veracity. Human life is not what we should play political chess games with.” The Tribune claimed that the APC spokesperson had accused the PDP of seeking to make political gains over the country’s instability. The PDP had not replied to the allegation raised by the APC chieftain at the time of filing in this report. Meanwhile, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje said that Boko Haram rebels are now using the Almajiri scheme to recruit fighters. On Tuesday, he made the assertion