31 July 2020 by Aisha Adesonya
The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned the attack on the convoy of the Governor of
Borno state, Baba Gana Zulum by suspected bandits.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Minority Leader Ndudi Elumelu in Abuja.
According to the statement, the lawmaker noted that the sad incident had again reinforced the urgent need to review the nation’s security architecture.
The Minority Leader urges the presidency to implement the recent resolution of both chambers of the National Assembly asking President Muhammadu Buhari to sack his Service Chiefs.
Elumelu also noted that the attack on the State Governor and other dastardly activities of insurgents in various parts of the nation had further reinforced the urgent need to inject new hands with fresh ideas to handle the nation’s s security architecture
The lawmaker who decries the worsening security situation in the country under the current Service Chiefs said the situation had reached an unbearable state to the extent that insurgents have the temerity to attack an armed convoy of a State Governor.
The entire nation is distressed by the incessant mindless killing of our citizens and pillaging of defenseless communities by insurgents, bandits and kidnappers, which have brought indescribable agony, anguish and torment to innocent Nigerians”.
The statement further points out that opposition lawmakers in the strongest terms, restates the call to President Muhammadu Buhari to honor the resolution of the National Assembly and immediately remove the Service Chiefs and bring in new hands to effectively confront the security challenges confronting the nation.