The Presidency on Saturday said the recent call made by a former Minister of Defence, Lt.-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), that Nigerians should not rely on security agencies but defend themselves in the face of killings across the country as shocking and scary.
It said unrestrained pronouncements were capable of encouraging criminal gangs to defy legal governing and democratic institutions.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba, Shehu, said these in a statement made available to journalists.
Shehu urged prominent Nigerians to use their national influence wisely and shun public declarations that are capable of threatening national security. Read more