The attack on President Muhammadu Buhari in the United Kingdom has been described as an assault on Nigeria’s integrity, by Conference of Civil Society of Nigeria (CCSN)
Condemning the attack on President Buhari, CCSN said that the protest against him was ill-timed and needless, especially now that the nation is going through security challenges.
Recall that the spokesman of the President, Femi Adesina had said that Buhari will last Tuesday travel to London for a routine medical checkup and return second week of April.
Addressing newsmen in Abuja on the topic titled; “Building National Unity Peace and Security in Nigeria,” the Chairperson of the Conference, Comrade Adams Otakwu, described the attack as “unpatriotic and a direct assault on the integrity of the entire country.”
He said that “the country is already going through alot, especially with the menacing insecurity and COVID 19 pandemic, as such, the protest is ill-timed and needless.
“Our greatest need at the moment is close cooperation between citizens and government to surmount all challenges confronting the country.”
Otakwu called for collective action and commitment on the part of all citizens to fight the menaces of insecurity and underdevelopment
He expressed hope that Nigeria will rise to take her proper position of pride in the commity of nations and reassured the international community that Nigeria remains the best global investment destination.