One of the areas affected by the recent bomb blasts in Kano, Nigeria

One of the areas affected by the recent bomb blasts in Kano, Nigeria

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Monday blamed the rising insecurity in the country on government’s failure to resolve major socio-economic problems in the country.

ASUU in a statement signed by its National President, Prof. Ukachukwu Awuzie in Abuja expressed concern over the death of innocent Nigerians following unresolved national conflict.

Awuzie said the proposed changes in the nation’s security agencies would not address the current security challenges.
According to him, the root cause of the current security challenge lies in the repeated failure of the ruling class to resolve the problems in the country.

He said Nigerians were peace loving people who were interested in the unity of the country but noted that the politics of the ruling class was a great threat to the stability of the nation.

His words: “The present lack of security is first and foremost a result of the failure of our rulers to provide education, health and general social welfare for Nigerians “The growing violence in the country is a result of unresolved social-political problems and so, will require a social-political solution,” he added.

The ASUU chief said government’s efforts to resolve the problems would be fruitless without urgent attention to the