The Department of State Security Service, Nasarawa state command, has summoned a former minister of information, Mr. Labaran Maku.
Maku, who is the National Secretary of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, made this known on Wednesday, shortly after he was quizzed by the country’s secret police for “undisclosed reasons”.
While describing the invitation as a good one, the former minister called on politicians to desist from shedding the blood of innocent Nigerians on account of the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
He admonished politicians to join hands and bring peace and development to their communities instead of promoting violence and bloodshed.
Maku described disagreement is an important attribute of a democratic system, adding that politicians who disagree should gear their anger towards making the society better and not to destroy it.
“I was a commissioner, deputy governor in Nasarawa State and minister at the Federal level, but today, I am not longer in position, but I can still move around freely because I served the country very well and refused to be corrupt,” he said.
“So, leaders should understand that the authority and privilege of every public office would surely end one day, whether we like it or
On the reported relocation of Tiv people from Nasarawa to Benue state due to herdsmen, Maku called on the state government to live up to its responsibilities of securing lives and property.