Saraki-led Senate, reason for insecurity in Nigeria – MURIC

Former Senate President Bukola Saraki (left) and MURIC leader, Professor Ishaq Akintola
Former Senate President Bukola Saraki (left) and MURIC leader, Professor Ishaq Akintola

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) blamed the former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, agitators and bad losers for causing the insecurity under the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

In a press release submitted on Thursday by its director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, MURIC accused bad losers of inciting Nigerians against the Federal Government.

“Bad losers among the politicians are hell-bent on ensuring that the present administration fails. There are also anarchists whose main objective is to sabotage security facilities,” he claimed.

MURIC recalled that the Saraki-led Senate on 6th April 2018, rejected the President’s request for $1billion for the purchase of arms.

According to Akintola, the decision was a “deliberate attempt” to frustrate the government’s resolve to secure the nation.

“Nigerians would have witnessed a drastic improvement in the security situation had that request been granted.

“But the unpatriotic elements in the Senate ensured that the request was blocked. The same politicians turned round to blame Buhari for the worsening security situation,” he added.

The statement stressed that the government’s efforts were sabotaged during the #EndSARS protests in October 2020.

It said the release of prisoners, the burning of police stations and the looting of police armoury were meant to cause havoc.

On the assault on Imo State Police Command headquarters, Akintola declared it was to ensure security challenges persist.

The organisation said the attack on Owerri prison where 1,844 prisoners were released confirmed “the diabolical objectives of the anarchists”.

The MURIC director urged citizens to expose enemies of peace, adding that nobody should think that another leader has the magic wand.


  1. Always seeking to be relevant in Buhari’s government without quality contribution. Ishaq made me to know that some people worshipping of God is here on earth. I don’t know how this man a will appear before God. When he speaks,you see hatred, violence and evil. May God help you to escape the fire of God

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