Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi has called for more attention to the management of forests in Nigeria, to curb the activities of bandits and criminals in the country.
Fayemi who stated this while speaking on “The fierce urgency of now: Tactics and strategies to pull Nigeria from the brink” a programme organized by the radio now in Lagos tagged Urgent Conversation, called on governments at all levels to engage stakeholders of all regions, regardless of where they come from, as long as they’re law abiding to fight crime.
He noted that while seeking justice for victims of violent crimes, ethnic profiling must not be succumbed to. Gov Fayemi blamed ethnic profiling on the absence of a comprehensive approach that deals with the root causes and drivers of conflict and insecurity.
On his part, Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai said Nigeria must fight crime without discriminatory treatment and called for more taxation to make governance viable in Nigeria