Insecurity: North Senators concerned, works out solution, says Wamakko

Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko (APC-Sokoto)
Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko (APC-Sokoto)

By Suleiman Adamu, Sokoto

NORTHERN Senators have expressed deep concerns over the growing security challenges affecting the peace and survival of people in the region and other parts of the country.

Speaking on the sidelines following a meeting held by the senators over the disturbing and alarming situation , Chairman of the Forum , Senator Aliyu Wamakko said ” We discussed what best needs to be done and how .

” This country needs to be as secure as possible that every Nigerian can move freely , wherever he or she wants .

” And also where he or she can sleep with his or her two eyes closed, as well as do their normal businesses without fear of harassment or without any security challenge befalling him or her.”

The former Governor of Sokoto
State who represents Sokoto North Senatorial District according to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Bashir Rabe Mani , pointed out that, Northern Senators were worried as all the geoploitical zones have one problem or the other bordering on security.

” We have to own the solutions as nobody can do it for us ,” he added.

Accordingly, the Forum further reiterated its unwavering commitment to diligently represent their constituents.

He said :” As the people who are here to represent our people we have the duty to do more to find plausible solutions to these challenges .

” I know we are using the security outfits very well , but, there also other ways and we will discuss to see how best we can find solutions to the problem .”

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