General Abdulrahman Dambazau, former Chief of Army Staff, has expressed concern over the growing insecurities in Nigeria.
He said that activities of members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and other terrorist groups in the country will constitute serious threat to the general elections in 2023.
Dambazau, who stated this while speaking on Tuesday in Abuja at the Blueprint Newspapers’ annual lecture titled, “2023 Politics: National Security and Nigeria’s Stability”, believed that insecurity would affect the 2023 general elections,
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He said that some communities would still be displaced and the terrorists would likely continue attacks on soft targets to hinder Nigerians from casting their votes.
According to the former Minister of Interior: “INEC officials and ad-hoc staff would be highly apprehensive despite the assurance by the government to protect them. Access to polling units in border communities may pose some difficulties. This is one more reason why adequate security must be provided.”
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