Today 3 December, 2021

Declare State of Emergency on Insecurity now – APC Governor tells PMB

Aminu Bello Masari, Governor of Katsina State has asked the Federal Government to declare a State of emergency on Security in the country in order to restore peace and order.

The Governor, in a keynote address at the quarterly meeting of the conference of Speakers of State legislatures of Nigeria, explained that the State government and the State assembly have provided legal framework to curb insecurity in the State.

The Governor stated that with newly enacted laws, security committees have been created to provide security agencies with useful information, maintenance of law and order, among other functions.

Speaking earlier, Chairman, Abubakar Suleiman, said that the conference of speakers of state legislatures of Nigeria is disturbed by the negative trend of the menace of insecurity in the country which has made life miserable for Nigerians.

He lamented that insecurity in the country has assumed a disturbing dimension and constituted serious threat to economic growth and development of the nation, adding that all hands must be on deck to fight the menace for the good of the nation.

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