Kagara Kidnap: Senate Tells Buhari To Declare State of Emergency


The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday reached a resolution calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare “State of Emergency” on security in the country.

The position of the upper legislative chamber followed a Point of Order by Senator Sani Musa representing Niger East, on the Kidnap of school children in the early hours of Wednesday from Government Science Secondary school , Kagara , Niger State.

Narrating the attack, the lawmaker, said unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits stormed the school premises; killing the security guards on duty and abducting students.

The lawmaker said the exact number of school children kidnapped is yet to be ascertained.

Commenting on the motion , Senator Bima representing Niger South , said the government seems overwhelmed by the security situation in the country.

The Senate call for “State of Emergency” came barely a week after it asked President Muhammadu Buhari to through the office of the National Security Adviser rejig the security architecture of the country.


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