- Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum has been praised for seeking an overhaul of Nigeria’s security infrastructure
- The governor was commended in a letter signed by the NGF chairman, Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi
- Fayemi in the same letter expressed sadness over the Borno state attack that claimed lives and property
The governors’ forum in a letter dated Tuesday, February 11, commended the Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state for seeking a total overhaul of the country’s security infrastructure.
According to The Nation, NGF expressed their satisfaction with the governor’s request in a condolence letter signed by the chairman Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state.
The group also in the letter conveyed their condolences to Zulum over the Borno state attack in Auno town where lives and properties were lost.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in Borno state.
The call by the centre is on the heels of growing killings in the state with the recent one in Auno community in the state. Speaking on Wednesday, February 12, at a press conference in Abuja, CALSER's convener, Princess Ajibola, condemned the renewed spate of insurgent attacks in Borno.
In a related development, the Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum, blamed the military for the recent Boko Haram attack in Auno town of Borno state which led to the killing of about 30 persons.
Zulum on Monday, February 10, stated that since he became governor, he had pleaded with the military to provide security for Auno town to no avail.
Similarly, President Muhammadu Buhari commiserated with the family of victims of the terrorist attack in Maiduguri, Borno state on Sunday, February 9. The president assured them that his administration will continually frustrate the operations of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, and bring it to an end.
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