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"No Place Is Safe" – Governor Godswill Akpabio speaks on insecurity



The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, who caused controversy over his signing into law the Amended Pension Bill to enable him and his deputy governor start receiving the sum of N100 million as pension money, has expressed his concern on the current spate of insecurity in the country.
Governor Akpabio urged Nigerians to be vigilant and security conscious, noted that security was critical to the development of any nation. He made this declaration at the presentation of Dr. Udo Udo-Aka’s autobiography and the launch of Udoka Foundation, under the chairmanship of Ambassador Arthur Mbanefo, at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Lagos.
Akpabio, who stressed the need for Nigerians to join security operatives in the fight against insecurity and terrorism as that will to ensure the success of their operations against insurgents said: “Actually, no place is safe, there is need to work together as individuals, community, state and nation in order to tackle crime and other social ills in our nation.”
It would be added that Governor Akpabio had in May voiced out his concern over the abduction of over 200 Chibok school girls by notorious Boko Haram sect on April 14 in Borno State: “I am not sleeping well and I don’t expect any Nigerian parent to sleep well until those girls are back”.

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