The suggestion appears to reflect a degree of alarm about the security situation in Nigeria and the wider region. Amid worsening violence nationwide, Buhari’s own recent decisions have not instilled confidence in legislators, opinion-makers or the general public.
- The proliferation of kidnapping events will have serious negative long-term impacts, with millions of children now out of school.
- Nigerian senior officials will face growing scrutiny over their lavish security details amid growing insecurity for ordinary citizens.
- Buhari's administration is flailing in response to physical insecurity but is also struggling amid the adjacent media and information wars.