During plenary Today February 17, 2020, the Nigerian Senate has called on the President and the Chief Commander of the Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on Insecurity in the country.
One of the leading voices that made the demand of a declaration of a state of emergency in the country was Senator Sani Musa representing Niger North senatorial district, where he made a statement strongly condemning the abduction of staff and students of Government Science College in Kagara, Niger State, in the early hours of today February 17.
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Part of the resolution of the Senate during plenary includes
”i. Condemn in very strong terms the attack on Government Science School, Kagara, Niger State.
ii. Urge the President and Commander in Chief of Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, to as a matter of urgency, declare a State of Emergency on insecurity in Nigeria
iii. Urge the President and Commander in Chief of Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, to consider and implement the recommendations of the Senate Ad-hoc Committee on Nigeria’s security challenges dated March 17, 2020 and Senate’s resolution therefore as a holistic response to the mounting security challenges across the country.”
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