NLC Deputy Chair, Najim Yasin Urges Buhari to tackle security challenges

By Dare Akogun

The Deputy National President Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Najeem Yasin, has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration to tackle the security challenges crippling the economy of country headlong and restore Nigeria to a state of normalcy for business to thrive.

Yasin made the call while speaking with our reporter on the sidelines of the commissioning of TVS 3s tricycle assembling plant and service centre in Offa, Offa local government area of Kwara State.

The NLC Deputy chair described the insecurity in the country especially in the north and most especially along the Kaduna-Abuja axis as very disturbing advised the federal government to massively recruit the youths into all the nation’s security outfits.

Yasin who is also the Regional Chair, International Transport Federation of Africa, said this move would increase the manpower within the security network that needs far more hands than what they have currently.

According to him, ”I was born and weaned in Zamfara, old Sokoto state, because of insecurity I cannot travel there now. I urge the government to rise up to the occasion. Government can do that by employing more youths in the military and other security personnel.

“Though, I learnt that Federal Government had drafted security personnel to the Kaduna-Abuja road,” he said.


Ibrahim Sheriff is the Editor of Fresh Insight and former Special Assistant on Media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly. Although a management science researcher by training, he has over five years experience of practice in Journalism, Public Relations and Communication Strategy. Sheriff holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance from Kwara state University, Malete. He has Certificates in Digital Journalism, Enterprise Creation and Skill Acquisition (ECSA) and Basic Econometrics Data Analysis, as well as Bank of Industry (BoI) Certificate in Business Management. He is also a holder of Diploma in Cooperative Studies from Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin.

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