The Emir of Kano, Sanuysi Lamido Sanusi has declared that politicians are involve in the increasing rate of insurgency in the country, saying that political class are supporting thuggery and kidnapping.

At the 9th triennial national conference of the Ansar-ud-deen Society of Nigeria held on Friday, Sanusi stated that the health and judiciary system of the country has been destroyed by the political class.

“The political class has destroyed so many things in this country. The health system has been destroyed. People now travel abroad for medical attention.

“This political class has instituted thuggery, election malpractices, corruption. They have also destroyed the judiciary. Institutions have been destroyed,

“The unfortunate thing is that it is meant to be perpetual and the manipulation of these things has been the source of criminal violence, insecurity in our society, tribal clashes, and religious crises. One crisis will reduce, another one will spring up.

“There is now kidnapping, among other crimes as a result of the elite. This has to change. We should learn from our creator.”

He also beckoned on the deliberate actions to save the country from immediate destruction. In addition he said that Nigerians must always support those championing for justice and fighting against corruption in Nigeria.


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