The Patriotic Presidential Candidates Forum (PPCF) has advised President Muhammdu Buhari to reconcile with his former party CPC and the Current APC for national interest and unity
This was contained in a statement delivered by Dr. Onwubuya John Abraham, the Chairman of PPCF in Abuja on Thursday,
The PPCF which mobilized for and supported the re-election of President Muhammdu Buhari in 2019, stated that as a major stakeholder in the democratic experience having contested for Presidency, it reserves legitimate right to advice or proffer solutions.
It further said that it is fully aware of the challenges of youth unemployment, ungodliness and unpatriotism among others.
It therefore, after keen observation, proffers thus, “Mr. President to convoke a National Reconciliation Summit (National Discourse) where every ethnic groups, tribes and religions will be highly represented to proffer solutions and foster national unity and cohesion.
“We suggest strongly that Mr President should take the place of servant leader and call a critical stakeholder reconciliation meeting with former Presidents and Heads of State and the family members of late former Heads of State to a special meeting to solicit for cooperation and remedies to our national security challenges, where there is insecurity, there can never be development.
“That Mr President, with the spirit of National interest, called a meeting of former Head of security agencies including military and paramilitary to a critical meeting of seeking these cooperation to tackle our national security challenges.
“We suggest that Mr President reconcile with aggrieved members of his former party CPC and current APC to work together for national interest, not for ourselves but for our children now and unborn.
“We recommend that there should be a special commission. or agency that will identify and collate data on the following categories of peoples such as unemployed youths, ex-prisoners, discharged security personnel, and expelled students from higher institutions due to cultism and other social vices as these groups are the major groups that needed to be monitored and rehabilitated,” the statement reads.
The group further called for hands to be on deck to resolve our national security challenges following the recent rejigging of the national security architecture which has been highly commended for some time now.