Matawalle advises Nigerians against use of inciting comments against government

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Abuja, Feb. 17, 2024 – Bello Matawalle, the Minister of State for Defence, has cautioned Nigerians against the use of inflammatory comments against the Federal Government.

The minister. in a statement on Saturday, said such comments could have severe negative consequences on the country. 

He said President Bola Tinubu was working round the clock to alleviate the burdens on the Nigerian populace and see that Nigeria is better and well secured.

“Such comments are incisive and destructive and can exacerbate tensions and lead to violence in our beloved nation.

” President Tinubu understands the nexus between insecurity and poverty and that was why government is increasing its investment in MSMEs. 

 ‘’This is in addition to the 15 million vulnerable households that will be added to the extended social safety net.” 

 “Just a few days ago, the President approved the creation of a committee that included the State Governors and Federal representatives that will explore among other things the possibility of establishing State Police that will help in checking mating crimes.” 

 The Minister underscored the importance of unity, stating that what affects one Nigerian ultimately affects the entire West African sub-region and the African continent. 

 “It is imperative for us as Nigerians to embrace dialogue and understanding in addressing our differences. 

“We must remember that our strength lies in our diversity, and only through unity can we overcome the challenges facing our nation,” he said.   (GBN)

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