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Friday, 30 November 2018

Gov says Nigeria must declare itself a nation at war

Gov says Nigeria must declare itself a nation at war

Gov Rochas Okorocha,  said Nigeria must declare itself a nation at war. 
Okorocha, who’s the Imo state Governor said this when officers from the Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC) Jaji, paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Owerri.

He said: “A nation has to be in a serious war to lose 10 soldiers, not to talk about 40 soldiers. So Nigeria must declare itself as a nation at war.

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“What I think is happening in the North-East is what was happening here in Imo State when I came in 2011. Owerri was notorious for kidnapping and we were number one State for kidnapping when I came in to the extent that by 5.30 or 6pm everybody had gone home for fear of being kidnapped. But we tackled it and overcame.”

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