Former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Tuesday, urged all Nigerians to join hands to eradicate the menace of insecurity currently bedeviling the country.
Abubakar spoke at the annual award dinner organized by Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation in Kaduna, where he was the special guest of honour.
He called on younger generation and present leaders to ensure that there is development, progress, equity and justice, NAN reports.
“We will always pray for peace and I am appealing to all Nigerians to put all hands on deck to eradicate this menace of insecurity currently threatening the peace of the country.
“We should try as much as possible to give information and intelligence reports to the security agencies for timely action.
“The late Sir Ahmadu Bello was all in all, he was a leader who ensured there was peace in the country and in northern Nigeria in particular.
“He was able to do this regardless of tribe or religious affiliations, he did what is right and carried everybody along.
“He ensured that there was development across board,” he said.