Nation sliding into anarchy, senator cries out as CSOs offer path

 
Mon May 3rd, 2021 - Taraba
 

The senator representing Taraba South in the National Assembly, Emmanuel Bwacha, yesterday, raised the alarm that the most populous black nation was “fast sliding (in) to anarchy.”

He spoke during an interactive session with reporters in Jalingo, the state capital. Stating that the best way of rescuing the country was through “prayers”, the Deputy Minority Leader regretted the insecurity in the land.

BESIDES, a coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) has charged the Federal Government on an urgent national dialogue to address poverty, youth unemployment and shallow education with a view to saving Nigeria from “imminent collapse.

During the National Cohesion and Tolerance Dinner organised by Connected Development (CODE), the organisations noted that government had a major role to play in creating a safer environment for the conversation that could heal past wounds .

The Executive Director, International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (CEED), Ewah Eleri, in his remarks, acknowledged the disturbing situation in the country.
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source: Guardian