Former presidential aide, Reno Omokri has reacted to the threat of kidnap directed to President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State by terrorists.
HausaToday reports that terrorists responsible for the killing and abduction of scores during the Abuja-Kaduna train attack about four months ago threatened over the weekend that they would come after Nigeria’s leader and the incumbent Governor.
The development has raised the eyebrow of many Nigerians who expressed concerns over the security architecture of the country.
Joining the host of others in reactions, Omokri via his Twitter page on Sunday said he is not sure if the threat meant anything to Nigerians.
According to him, the threat to Nigeria’s number one citizen may just be a relief to some citizens.
Omokri recalled that Benue State, Samuel Ortom has raised concern over the country’s security situation earlier when his state was seriously under threat by bandit terrorists.
Omokri said the abduction of President Buhari might just be like abducting the country’s problem.
The former presidential aide Tweeted: “Why are these bandits threatening to abduct Buhari and El-Rufai? I am not sure Nigerians consider that a threat. To many Nigerians, that would be a relief. Buhari that met Dollar at ₦190 and today it is ₦650? Abducting him is like abducting Nigeria’s problem!
“Bandits threatening to abduct Buhari and El-Rufai is just like Pablo Escobar’s drug cartel threatening to abduct Bola Tinubu. What concerns the rest of us? What heroin and terrorism has joined together, who are Nigerians to put it asunder? I beg, leave us are!
“This is exactly what Governor Ortom said last month and Garba Shehu attacked him. Ortom said one day we will wake up and bandits would have taken over Aso Rock. Today, they have taken over Kuje prison and now threaten to abduct Buhari and El-Rufai.
Omokri recalled how President Buhari in 2015 criticised former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan over insecurity in Nigeria.
He said: “Look at what he said when Jonathan was President in 2015, And today he can’t even protect himself from terrorists. They have threatened to abduct him”.