American applied economist, Steve H Hanke, has taken a swipe at the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari led administration over the continuous upsurge in the country’s insecurity. ayokinews.com reports
Hanke who is one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s staunch critic spoke in reaction to the recent shooting down of a Nigerian Airforce Jet by armed bandits.
A Nigerian air force jet was reportedly shot down on Sunday 18th July, 2021, by armed bandits shortly after taking off from base, an attack which the jet pilot narrowly escaped.
Reacting to the ugly incident, Hanke took to his official Twitter handle to slam the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration for not taking proactive measures in curbing the rising insecurity in the country.
According to him, “Nigeria ranks a terrible 161 out of 162 in security and safety, a report recently released by Caton Institute.
“On the border of the Nigerian state of Kaduna, bandits have shot down a Nigeria Air Force jet.
“Nigeria ranks a terrible 161 out of 162 in security and safety, a report released by Caton Institute reveals.
“Also, under the incompetent leadership of sleepy Buhari bandits act with impunity,” Hanke said.