Insecurity: Reps urge Buhari to declare state of emergency on unemployment



The House of Representatives on Tuesday in Abuja urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on unemployment due to the spate of insecurity in the country.

This came via the adoption of a by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep Femi Gbajabiamila consideration of its reports National Security Summit.

The Speaker of the House, Rep Ahmed Wase, presided over the consideration of the reports.

In his motion, Gbajabiamila said the summit was held to generate ideas in tackling insecurity in the country, adding the committee met with stakeholders and security experts in which suggestions provided.

He said subsequently, the recommendations of the report voted and adopted by the lawmakers.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports in April, the House set up an ad hoc committee to organise Security Summit as part of efforts to restore peace across the country.

The lawmakers however passed a asking Buhari to declare a state of emergency over the nation’s security challenges.(NAN)