Asari-Dokubo’s call for war reckless – APC



The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as reckless, irresponsible and totally condemnable the threat by Alhaji Mujahedeen Asari-Dokubo, ‘to levy war against Nigeria even if President Goodluck Jonathan is defeated even in a free and fair election’ come 2015.
In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said despite the attacks by oil militants in the Niger Delta and the ongoing insurgency by Boko Haram in some parts of the north, Nigeria has not witnessed a clearer and louder call to war than Asari-Dokubo’s senseless vituperation since the country’s civil war ended in 1970.
The party noted that Nigerians are waiting to see what the SSS, which, according to APC recently detained for many hours the its Deputy National Secretary Nasir El-Rufai, over his warning against election rigging in 2015, would do now that “an ally of President Jonathan has threatened the very existence of Nigeria, by saying he and his fellow militants would cripple the economy of the country not only in the creeks but also in Nigeria’s territorial waters.”
It read, ”When he said President Jonathan ‘must complete the mandatory constitutionally-allowable two terms of eight years’ or the militants will make Nigeria ungovernable, was he aware that even the North that has become his favourite whipping boy did not complete its own eight years before his kinsman became President?
”It is not Asari-Dokubo’s fault. When we warned against the handing over of the nation’s maritime security to a company owned by an ex-militant in 2012, many thought we were crying wolf where none existed. But the threat by an ex-militant to ensure that no vessel will be allowed to enter the nation’s territorial waters unless President Jonathan is re-elected has shown the dangers inherent in such actions,” APC said

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