Terrorists are targeting Nigeria because of her rich natural and mineral resources, elder statesman Amb. Maitama Sule has said.
The former Nigerian Permanent Representative to the United Nations made this submission on Thursday while speaking at the 2016 Comptroller General of Immigration's annual conference and stakeholders interactive forum in Lafia, Nasarawa State.
Sule, who spoke on the theme: "Identifying the nexus between the working conditions of security personnel and patriotism at our borders" said Nigeria's wealth was attracting international criminals.
"Nigeria is a target of interest from other parts of Africa because of our resources. We have got natural resources in abundance.