By Benjamin Usman
Consultative Assembly of Arise Nigeria, UK has expressed optimism that the ongoing menace of insecurity in Nigeria will soon become a thing of the past.
The group also lauded the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari and other security chiefs in the country towards national peace and stability.
Arise Nigeria, UK made this known after a tentative review of the governance under President Buhari’s administration from May 29 to January 31st, 2020, as regards to current tensions generated by insecurity.
The group also passed a vote of confidence in Buhari as stimulated by prospects of analytical economic growth parameters on Nigeria and efforts towards national peace, stability and cohesion.
This was contained in a communiqué jointly singed by Dr. Stanley Ojua, Chairman, Communiqué Drafting Committee, Arthur Chukwuemeka Jnr, Secretary and Rosemary Olarewaju, Member at the end of the meeting.
“Arise Nigeria, UK functions as a platform for members to meticulously engage in impartial, robust economic analyses, assess development paradigms, and ginger mutual interactions among members of the group. It is centered on issues of leadership, governance and development as it affects our home country, Nigeria.
“It is an intellectual and analytical think-tank of Nigerians in Diaspora who after consideration and painstaking deliberations national matters, offer interventions, suggestions and recommendations. This is done periodically after the interspace of six months.
“Arise Nigeria, UK resolved to appeal to all Nigerians unspecified, aggrieved, dissatisfied and disenchanted with manifestations in the system to eschew bitterness. We urge all aggrieved persons to pray and support our leaders to serve the country better as another New Year begins.
“There should be oneness and unity of purpose in our perceptions, interpretation and reactions to issues of national flavor, especially insecurities. Misguided, reckless and sentimental comments on such sensitive matters could aggravate the problem and blur the genuine search for solutions.
“Consequently, we implore all and sundry, to imbibe or emulate the model of patriotism and selflessness exhibited by parliamentarians of the United Kingdom’s Parliament and or, the American Congress each time issues of national insecurity crops up in the parliament. Every Member of Parliament supports the national cause, as against his political party logo” it said.