Compiled by Ernest Omoarelojie
“Let me say that this war is more deadly than the insurgency we have in the Northeast or the acts of banditry in the Northwest or the acts of kidnapping that transcends all geopolitical zones, because it is a war that is destroying three generations. I have seen clips of where grandparents are on drugs, parents are on drugs, and by extension, their children are on drugs.”
-President Muhammadu Buhari, on the effects of illicit drugs.
“We have a lot of gas in this country. We have 206 trillion cubic feet of gas reserves.
This number is already discovered in gas reserves and this 206 trillion cubic feet reserve was found while looking for oil, so it was accidentally discovered.”
-Fmr Bayelsa state governor, Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, on how Nigeria discovered gas.
“They are sounding like a broken record. You know what a broken record does? It cracks. I expected them to be more educated people with responsibility of governance. Each of those governors is under an oath for loyalty, for preservation of the sovereignty of this country.”
-Senator Abdullahi Adamu, ex-Nasarawa governor
“The era of trading accusations is over; we must consider security as our collective responsibility.
Why are we surrendering our responsibility to some people that are mindless, who kill and maim our people? The ideals of Katsina Initiative should be taken to the people to defend themselves.”
-Katsina state governor, Aminu Bello Masari, on the need for Katsina people to rise up against bandits.
“Urhobo and Itsekiri governors performed credibly well than our own Anioma (Delta North) governor.
“What has the Anioma governor done for Asaba people to show that he loves Asaba more than the Delta Central people?”
-Senator representing Delta North in the National Assembly, Peter Nwaoboshi over alleged anti-party activities.