Banditry: Recruit 50m youths into Army, Tinubu tells Buhari

National Leader of All Progressives Congress () Asiwaju Bola has advised the led by President Muhammadu to recruit at least 50 million youths into the Army to aid the fight against insecurity.

spoke at the 12th colloquium to celebrate his 69th birthday in Kano State.

He said: “We are under-policed and we are competing with armed robbers and to recruit from the youths who are unemployed —33 per cent unemployed?

“Recruit 50 million youths into the army,” he stated, adding that “what they will eat —cassava, corn, yam, will grow here.”

He said the recruitment should not emphasise education or literacy but willingness to fight .

He said: “Don’t talk about illiteracy, anybody who hold a gun, who handle a gun, who cock and shoot is technically competent to repair a tractor in the farm.

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