Considering the deteriorating state of security in the country especially in the northern region, concerned Northern elders have tasked PMB to consider the sack Nigeria’s service chiefs to allow for a change of Barton in the strategies for the fight against the rising insecurity in the country that has turned for the worse in recent time..
Recall that EagleReporters reported that HRH Saad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, while speaking at the fourth quarterly meeting of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC), lamented the rising rate of insecurity in northern Nigeria and by extension, Nigeria at large.
He said the situation is out of hand, narrating that the criminals freely move around with assault riffle unquestioned by security operatives, adding that the North is now the worst place to live in Nigeria due to the collapsed security system and the increasing cost of living.
While commending the courage of the Sultan for speaking out at the time so many are silent like all is well with the country, the Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development, reacted vehemently in a statement by its National Coordinator, Zana Goni; and its women leader, Mario Bichi, commended the Sultan for speaking up on the worsening security situation in the north, attributing the country’s insecurity was largely responsible for the food crisis in the country.
According to the Northern elders, the Sultan vindicated their consistent alarm on the state of insecurity in the region.
They tasked President Buhari to sack the current service chiefs as they are bereft of strategies to fight the insecurity head-on and urged him to appoint young officers to head the nation’s security architecture to decisively fight insecurity.
“We most respectfully commend the Sultan of Sokoto, our father, for stating the true position of things in the North, as it concerns insecurity. We have said the state of insecurity has reached a point where our farmers can hardly access their farms, even as travellers on busy highways can no longer guarantee their safe arrival without being kidnapped” the elders stated.