Insecurity: We Are Spending N500bn To Fight 100,000 Terrorists, Says Ben Murray-Bruce

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Updated April 10, 2019
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Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, the lawmaker representing Bayelsa East, has said that there is a problem with the amount allocated to the education of Nigerian youths and children.

Ben Murray-Bruce On Wednesday in a series of tweets not unconnected to the issue of poor education funding in the country, noted the defence and security budget of Nigeria is 3 times the education & youth development budget.

Murray-Bruce argued that the reason we are arming our soldiers to kill is that the nation is not equipping the youths with the required skills to make a positive impact.

To drive home his point, the lawmaker tweeted:

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Meanwhile, Senator Murray-Bruce also on Wednesday said that he presented two important bills on the floor of the Nigerian Senate.

According to his tweets, the bills are for the introduction of electric cars and alteration of the 1999 constitution.

Below are the tweets by the Senator in which he explained what the first bill seeks to achieve.