Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Atiku Abubakar has said the only way to effectively tackle crime is to provide opportunities to create wealth.
The former vice President of the country made this assertion via a tweet on Thursday. According to Atiku, who would be going head to head with president Muhammadu Buhari in the coming election, crimes thrives where there’s poverty.
Atiku said that,if Nigerians elect him as their President come 2019, he would equip the security forces to combat crime and also create jobs.
The most effective way to fight crime is to provide opportunity to create wealth, because poverty is conducive to crime. If you elect me as your President, I will equip the security forces to fight terrorism and crime. Additionally, I will do what I do best – job creation.
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) October 18, 2018