12 September 2016
A former Head of State, Retired Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Monday advised Nigerians to stop vandalising infrastructure provided by governments for the development of the nation.
Abubakar gave the advice at the Minna Central Mosque after the Eid-el-Kabir prayers.
“The ongoing destruction of our infrastructure is capable of hampering our development if it is not checked,’’ he said.
He appealed to individuals and groups engaged in such act to make their grievances known to government by reporting to the appropriate authorities to address their issues, instead of taking the law into their hands.
The former Head of State said that meaningful development could only take place in an atmosphere conducive to investments.
“If we must develop, we must stop the destruction of our facilities to enable us to achieve greater heights,’’ he said.
Abubakar called on Nigerians to live in peace, irrespective of their ethnic and religious affiliations.
He advised the people to support President Muhammadu Buhari administration to enable it to provide dividends of democracy for the country.