Our Country is Bleeding, Let us Shutdown National Assembly, Senator Smart Adeyemi Blows Hot

Our Country is Bleeding, Let us Shutdown National Assembly, Senator Smart Adeyemi Blows Hot

- The situation of Nigeria has saddened Senator Smart Adeyemi to the point that he almost cried while addressing his colleagues

-According to the lawmaker from Kogi state, the National Assembly must do something about the situation or shut down

- Going further, he said there is no need for lawmakers to pretend, insisting that the country is bleeding

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Abuja, Nigeria - The senator representing Kogi West at the National Assembly, Senator Smart Adeyemi has called on his colleagues to shut down the National Assembly if they cannot solve the country's problems.

The senator made this known while speaking at plenary in a video sighted by Legit.ng and published by Punch Newspaper.

Our Country is Bleeding, Let us Shutdown National Assembly, Sen Smart Adeyemi Says
Senator Smart Adeyemi has lamented the insecurity facing the country. Photo: @SenSmartAdeyemi
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He said:

"Let us shutdown the national assembly if we cannot save this country. Our country is bleeding. People are in poverty. People are hungry. We cannot pretend. Every day, people are dying. We must rise to the occasion."

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In another development, Legit.ng reported that Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, lambasted Nigerian leaders over the growing insecurity in the country, saying they have no blood in their hearts.

Bishop Kukah said this in his homily at the burial of late Rev Fr. Alphonsus Yasshim Bello at Our Lady of Apostles Catholic Church, Independence Way, Kaduna.

Legit.ng gathers Fr. Bello was kidnapped and murdered by suspected bandits on Friday, May 21, in Katsina. He was kidnapped alongside Rev Fr Joseph Keke.

The clergyman wondered why the Nigerian government has not considered declaring kidnappers as a terrorist group.

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Legit.ng had also reported that Bishop Kukah criticised the Buhari-led government for lacking empathy.

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The cleric said Nigerians are crying about the continuous killings but they are getting the feeling that those governing them do not understand their pain.

The cleric made this known on Saturday, May 1, while speaking virtually at the 2021 edition of The Platform, an annual conference organised by Pastor Poju Oyemade of the Covenant Christian Centre, Lagos.

Source: Legit.ng

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