Insecurity in Nigeria: Zaria Is Under Siege, Emir Raises Alarm

Insecurity in Nigeria: Zaria Is Under Siege, Emir Raises Alarm

  • The rate of kidnapping in Zazzau has risen to an unprecedented level as Emir Nuhu Bamalli laments the situation
  • According to the emir, the situation is highly unacceptable and government must do something about it
  • Meanwhile, the Kaduna government is doing everything possible to protect the emirate and state in general

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In what will surprise, a powerful emir in the north has come out to lament the terrible situation happening in his domain.

According to the Emir of Zazzau, Ambassador Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli, his emirate is under siege.

He said residents of his emirates are having sleepless nights due to abductions going on within Zaria and environs, Daily Trust reports.

Insecurity in Nigeria: Zaria Is Under Siege, Emir Raises Alarm
The Emir of Zazzau Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli said the emirate is under siege. Photo: Daily Trust
Source: UGC

Going further, he described the situation as unacceptable and urged the government to take action, The Nation added.

He made this known this when he received a delegation of Security Heads led by the State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan.

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Meanwhile, Aruwan said they were at the palace for confidence-building and to commiserate with the emirate over the unfortunate incident at Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic and neighboring communities.

He said the state government is doing everything possible to protect the emirate and state in general.

Obasanjo reveals that elders are not happy with the situation of the country

In another report, Nigeria's former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has said that elder statesmen under the aegis of the Committee for the Goodness of Nigeria (CGN) have notified President Muhammadu Buhari of their recent meeting in Abuja on the insecurity in the country.

The ex-president said members of the CGN agreed in principle to formally present their resolutions to President Buhari before any public disclosure.

Legit.ng gathered that Obasanjo offered an insight into what was discussed at their Thursday, June 10, meeting, which according to him, bothered on issues of security, economy, welfare, well-being, unity and progress of Nigeria.

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Buhari reveals why insecurity increased nationwide under his watch

Also, as part of his Democracy Day speech, President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, June 12, explained why insecurity is rampant throughout Nigeria.

President Buhari stated that back in 2015 Nigerians voted him into office with the hope and strong confidence that he will put an end to terrorism, banditry, and violent crimes.

The president said he worked based on such trust and dealt with armed criminals and insurgents in the northeast who fled the region because of the heat from the military. Buhari pointed to the fact that an unforeseen result of that at the time is the spread of the criminals further into other parts of the country.

Source: Legit Nigeria

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