By Ikechukwu Okaforadi
Northern Senators yesterday expressed deep concern about the rising insecurity in the country, stating that the situation can’t be allow to continue without a lasting solutions.
Arising from an emergency meeting in the National Assembly complex yesterday after about three hours closed door meeting, the Northern Senators Caucus, led by its chairman, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, said they are concern over the security situation, urging relevant agencies to ensure the issue is tackled.
Briefing journàlists immediately after the meeting, senator Wamakko, who was former Governor of Sokoto State, said “We met as Northern Senators to show our deepest concern over the security challenges in the country.
“We are concern as Nigerians and as Northerners and things cannot continue this way. We want every Nigerian to sleep with his eyes closed.
“We have to find a solution. We are worried that all the geo-political zones of the country have one security challenge or the other. We must find a solution,” Wamakko said.
According to him, Nigeria has been using the security outfits very well in tackling the challenges but added that other avenues must be explore to address the issue.
“We have started the discussion on the security challenges and we will continue when we return from the recess,” Wamakko added.