Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack: Senate Asks Buhari To Declare Total War Against Terrorists
The Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare full war against terrorists in the country.
The lawmakers during plenary discussed the spate of insecurity in the country and the recent attack by bandits on a Kaduna-bound train where travellers were killed, and many others injured.
One of the lawmakers, Senator Gabriel Suswam said the terrorist attack on the train is a pointer to the failure of leadership in the country.
He said it is time for the appropriate authority to take decisive actions to address insecurity in the country.
The sponsor of the motion Senator Uba Sani noted that terrorists have stepped up attacks in some communities and public facilities in Kaduna State.
He mentioned the terrorist’s attempt to attack the Kaduna airport, killing of fifty persons and kidnap of over 100 persons from several communities in kaduna.
They directed the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and other relevant government agencies to assist the affected communities with relief materials.