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Ahead of the 2023 election, a pro-democracy and human rights coalition of civil societies have cautioned the Nigeria government to decisively deal with insecurity.
The coalition told the government that insecurity challenge plaguing the country pose a threat to the coming election.
The chairman of the coalition in Ogun State, Olayinka Folarin made the call on Tuesday at a general meeting/ state of the affairs discussion forum for leaders of civil society and non-government organisations in the State.
Folarin said the state security outfits should be adequately funded and equipped.
He said, “For the safety of Ogun State and Nigeria as a whole, we need to do more as far as security is concern before 2023 election can be qualified to be conducted safely.
“Nigeria government, the Governors’ Forum and the state government need to do more as far as security is concern.”
“We ask government to do more in the funding of security, especially So-Safe Corp and Amotekun.
“We also recommend that the government should look into state policing.”
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