- There could be another wave of killings in Nigeria if the alarm raised by Senator Ndume is correct
- According to the senator, the Boko Haram insurgency is resurging again
- Ndume stated this while speaking on the bill to establish a college of education in Borno
The latest revelation on the activities of the Boko Haram terrorist group by Senator Ali Ndume will sadden well-meaning Nigerians.
According to Ndume who is the chairman of the Senate committee on Army, the terrorists have started regrouping again in the northeastern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, Punch reports.
The senator made this known while briefing journalists after plenary on his bill seeking to establish Federal College of Education Gwoza, Borno state, ThisDay added.
“The problem we are facing in Borno and, to some extent, in Yobe and Adamawa, is that the insurgency is resurging again and that is a matter of concern.
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“Part of the solution is not to give up and not to show the insurgents that Nigerians are overwhelmed but to show that despite their terrorist acts and their stance against western education, more institutions would be established.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday, April 27, said the federal government was insensitive to rising cases of killings in the country and urged it to seek external support to quell the challenge.
He said that with the killings occurring daily and with heavy casualties, it had become very obvious that the Buhari-led government had been overwhelmed by the unfortunate situation. He made the comment while inaugurating Army Day Secondary School, Effurun in Delta state on the invitation of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
He also said that the major problem of insecurity occasioned by banditry, Boko Haram insurgency, and other violent crimes in the country, was because the government hadn't been proactive in providing the people education.
Legit.ng had also reported that following the incessant abduction and killings of innocent Nigerians, some governors and senators expressed great concerns about the ugly incidents.
The prominent Nigerians on Tuesday, April 27, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to seek foreign help in order to end insecurity in the country.
Legit.ng gathered that the lawmakers while debating a motion on activities of Boko Haram in Niger state, described insecurity in the country as not only terrible but also shameful.
A former deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, said any government that could not protect its citizens had lost its “legitimacy.”