Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku

The leaderof the Southern Conference of the United Methodist Church of Nigeria (UMCN),Rev. Philip Micah Dopah, Sunday lamented that the administration of PresidentMuhammad Buhari may not yield the desired results if the insecurity ravagingTaraba state and other parts of the country are not checked.

Dopah, whostated this in Jalingo while briefing newsmen, expressed dissatisfaction overwhat he described as wanton destruction of lives and property.

He said thehigh rate of kidnapping, armed banditry, herdsmen attack and other criminal activitiesgoing on across the states of federation is an indication that the country isat the verge of failure and collapse.

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We areno more secured in this country because of insecurity, Government is not seriousabout the security of its citizens, he said.

He however,suggested that the lawmakers at the National Assembly should sponsor a Bill toallow the states have their own Police.

He called onthe leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and that of theMuslim Council to allow their followers live by what they preach.

The two major bodies preach Peace but these preaching do not reflect on the lives of their followers he noted.