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‘Section of the country believe drugs, scams only gateways to riches’ – Na’Allah

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Former lawmaker, Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, has accused a bit of the nation of creating it troublesome for Nigerians to legitimately transfer around the globe.

Na’Allah, who represented Kebbi South Senatorial District for 16 years within the Nationwide Meeting, mentioned the unnamed area of the nation erroneously believed medication and scams had been the one gateways to riches.

In a submit on his X deal with on Wednesday, the previous lawmaker mentioned it was changing into more and more troublesome for Nigerians to legitimately transfer around the globe due to the conduct of few residents, predominantly from a bit of the nation.

He mentioned: “It’s changing into more and more troublesome for Nigerians to legitimately transfer around the globe due to the conduct of some of the nation’s residents, predominantly from a bit of the nation, who erroneously consider medication and scams are the one gateways to riches.”

Nonetheless, the submit attracted a condemnation from a Nigerian journalist, Jaafar Jaafar.

Jaafar mentioned he didn’t know what NaAllah wished to realize with the assertion.

The journalist as a substitute opined that Boko Haram and bandit terrorism have forged extra blight on the picture of Nigerians than medication.

He mentioned: “As a frontrunner, I don’t know what Senator Bala Na’Allah desires to realize with this tweet. In fact, I’d fairly be an Escobar than Shekau.

“Boko Haram and bandit terrorism have forged extra blight on our picture as Nigerians than medication. Because the case of the underwear bomber, developed international locations have began critical background checks on Nigerian travellers earlier than issuing visas. There are instances of Nigerian travellers being detained or subjected to shut scrutiny as a result of their names matched somebody on terror checklist. Nigeria misplaced international investments and tourism income not due to drug trafficking however because of terrorism.”

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