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Insecurity: Mailafiya Blows Hot, Accuses Those Who Wanted Jonathan Out As Sponsors Of Bandits

26th February, 2021.

Banditry has become a profitable business in Nigeria as gunmen attack and abduct victims asking for Ransome in exchange for their release. This menace which is more rampant in the north, has been a cause for concern to citizens.

However, a former deputy Governor of Central Bank had accused those who wanted Jonathan out, as sponsors bandits. He made this statement on 25th February, 2021 during an interview with Punch.

According to the report, Mailafia alleged that foes of former President Goodluck Jonathan, made him surrender his seat under duress and are currently responsible for the situation in the country.

This information has sparked mixed reactions from members of the public.


Recall that during Jonathan's regime, Buhari called for the resignation of the former president due to insecurity.

Though Buhari is now President, the security situation hasn't improved.

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