By Henry Umoru
ABUJA- THE Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF under governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State has hailed the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Sabundu Badeh for saying that there was no plans for Military intervention as democracy has come to stay.
According to a statement by the forum’s Sole Administrator,Earl Osaro Onaiwu, his recent statement that the military would defend democracy with all it takes was patriotic and highly commendable.
Onaiwu noted that the governors further commended the Chief of Defence Staff for declaring that democracy has come to stay in the country and that the military had no intention of truncating it.
He said, “The governors under the leadership of Governor Jang berated those they described as professional political mischief makers who when they lose elections and government appointments make it a habit of undermining the nation’s democracy by spreading rumours of military insurrection.
“The Forum reemphasized that there is no alternative to democracy as has become evident in modern governance worldwide as Nigerians now have a say in how their commonwealth is deployed for the collective benefit of all Nigerians.”