– Nigeria’s security challenges across the country is now a major source of worry for northern senators
– According to the senators, the security situation in the country cannot be allowed to go on without measure to stop it
– The governors consequently said that there must be a solution to the problem and every well meaning Nigerian must be part of it
The Northern Senators Forum yesterday expressed deep worry over mounting security challenges across the country, saying the situation could not be allow to continue.
The forum’s chairman, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, said this while addressing reporters after the caucus met behind closed doors at the National Assembly.
“We met as Northern Senators to show our deepest concern over the security challenges in the country.
“We’re concern as Nigerians and as Northerners and things cannot continue this way. We want every Nigerian to sleep with his eyes closed.
“We’ve to find a solution. We’re worried that all the geo-political zones of the country have one security challenge or the other. We must find a solution”.
He said Nigeria had been using the security outfits very well in tackling the challenges, adding that other avenues must be explore to address the issue.
“We’ve started the discussion on the security challenges and we’ll continue when we return from the recess,” Wamakko said.
In another development, Nigerian security operatives have destroyed one of the camps of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) linked to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
According to the report, the invasion of the camp was carried out by operatives of the army, police, and Nigerian Air Force.
The dismantling of the camp reportedly took place at Amii-Akabo in Ikeduru local government area of the state.
The youth leaders made their position known in Yola, the Adamawa state capital at a news conference on Wednesday, June 9, addressed under the umbrella of Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF). A police source quoted in the report revealed that one of the gang members, Osinachi Stanley, led troops to the camp where a female police inspector was being held in captivity was rescued.
An indigene of the community also alleged that no fewer than 10 houses were destroyed by the security operatives.