Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), says President Muhammadu Buhari will not sack Service Chiefs now despite the current insecurity in Nigeria.
NewsOne Nigeria reports that SGF Mustapha made this statement on Tuesday, February 18, while addressing reporters in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital after a book presentation titled CAN, Religion, politics and power in Nigeria by former General Secretary of Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN) Engr Samuel Salifu.
This burgeoning online news platform understands that Mustapha said for President Buhari to sack the Service Chiefs as clamoured for by some Nigerians, there are processes that must be followed to effect their sack even as he criticised those calling for the sack of Service Chiefs.
His words: “We are in a very difficult time now. We need everybody to be on board. We need synergy within intelligent community, within the military formations that will help fight this war.
“We are in a very difficult situation and when we begin to create cracks and divisions, who will be the beneficiaries?
“The adversaries are the ones that are going to exploit those deficiencies and further the cause of destabilising the nation,” the SGF added.
Speaking further, SGF Mustapha said what government needs is for: “At this moment, what we need is for everybody to be on the same page, fight the battle of securing the nation for protecting lives and property and ensuring that every Nigerian has the opportunity to live a prosperous live. I think that should be our main focus”.
SGF Mustapha added: “You don’t sack people like that. There are processes and I believe that at the opportune time, those processes will be followed. You don’t just wake up and say sack people, it doesn’t happen like that”.