A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Celestine Chukwunenye, said that the nation’s challenges are within.
Chukwunenye, who gave the advice in a statement, opined that the solution will also be within.
He said the country is blessed with abundant experts who understand its economic system.
He stressed that since “our problems are internal and local”, the solutions could also come from within.
Chukwunenye said that prevailing insecurity in the country was worrisome
The party stalwart said the issue must be tackled through a multi-faceted approach to save lives and property.
He added: “The states and local governments must be strengthened and charged to provide adequate security for their residents.
“Political prisoners should be set free and handed over to their states for appropriate rehabilitation and management.”
The APC chieftain advised President Bola Tinubu to integrate operators of illegal refineries in the Niger Delta region to enable them to grow and develop local refining capacity.
His said, “Local people with the knowledge and skills of refining crude oil should be encouraged to improve their facilities and make them environmentally safe.”