Terrorism/Kidnapping: Obasanjo raises alarm, says three questions pop up in my mind

  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has raised the alarm that Africa’s increasing population is assuming a worsening trend. Obasanjo worried about how Nigeria and other African countries would be able to keep “this keg of gunpowder of the large army of unemployed youth from exploding.” He queried how the unemployed youths could be stopped from enlisting in violent extremist groups and gangs of kidnappers. Obasanjo stated these during the public presentation of the maiden edition of the Africa Progress Group (APG) report, on Tuesday. Obasanjo, who is chairman of the APG, said if Africa’s growing population, which he said keeps

Go to Top