Abubakar gave the advice at the Minna Central Mosque after the two Rakaat prayers for the Eid-el-Kabir.
The former military ruler appealed to individuals and groups engaged in such act to make their grievances known to government by reporting to the appropriate authorities to address their issues, instead of taking the law into their hands.
He said that meaningful development could only take place in a conducive environment.
“The ongoing destruction of our infrastructure facilities in the country is capable of hampering our development if it is not checked.
“If we must develop, we must stop destruction of our facilities to enable us achieve greater heights,’’ he said.
He advised the people to support President Muhammadu Buhari to enable it provide dividends of democracy for the country.