The insecurity challenges in parts of the country have being blamed on the decay and neglect of critical infrastructure over the years.

The Director General of Voice of Nigeria, VON Osita Okechukwu made this known at the Igwa-Nshi Eke Festival held in Eke community within Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State.

He noted that critical infrastructure remained the backbone of any economy as it held the key to mass employment and job creation by creating enabling environment.

Okechukwu added that unemployment, idleness, and despondence caused by decay and neglect of critical infrastructure were responsible for the current insecurity in parts of the country.

He said that President Buhari had embarked on massive critical infrastructure development and self-sufficiency in food production in one swoop across the country.