INSECURITY: “Killings of farmers in Borno State is so scary…”- Senate Spokesperson.
Naija News Nigeria reports that the Senate spokesperson has admittedly said the Killing in Borno is indeed very scary.
Senator Basiru Ajibola, whose the lawmaker representing Osun Central Senatorial District, yesterday, took a swipe at the All Progressives Congress, APC, led Federal Government over the poor handling of the security challenges saying it has not done well.
In his reaction to the massacre of farmers in Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists, Ajibola, who is the Senate spokesperson, was dumbfounded and restated his call for overhauling the country’s security architecture and urged the executive arm to look into the propriety of retaining the Service Chiefs.
This was expressed by him when he was Speaking on a radio programme tagged: ‘Frank Talk’ in Osogbo, Osun State, he said the Federal Government has not done well in securing the lives and property of Nigerians.
Senator Basiru in his words said: “I will say this with all modesty, humility that I am afraid and in line with my oath to the constitution, our government is not doing well at all in the area of security. Section 14 of the Constitution stated that security and welfare should be the primary purpose of government.
You will discover that security is even mentioned before welfare, a society that is not secure cannot talk about welfare. Our administration, I am not blaming anybody, I am blaming us as an institution, we have not done well in the area of security which brought about all this anomalies in the country.
“We have not done what we ought to do. The killings of farmers in Borno State is so scary that I find it very hard to sleep, it is scary when you see innocent farmers been brought down in those circumstances.