Attack: Nigerian governors express solidarity with Zulum, Borno people



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The Nigeria Governors Forum, , on Monday expressed with governor, Babagana and the people of the state over Wednesday’s attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Baga.

In a statement by Dr John Kayode Fayemi, Governor of Ekiti and Chairman of Forum, the governors also described the attack as “one unwarranted attack too many.”

“I write to express our with you and the people of State, following the attack last Wednesday, by gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect.

“This is one unwarranted attack too many. It epitomizes our collective vulnerability and the fragility of the country’s security architecture.

“Although you emerged from this incident unscathed, we note with regret the injuries sustained by two members of the Civilian Joint Task Force and a Police Officer attached to your convoy and do accordingly pray for their quick recovery.

“Mr. Governor, Forum members are resolutely behind you in your effort to rid State of these dastardly and wicked agents of evil.

“We are appalled by the worsening security situation in the country generally, in-spite of all the efforts of government to end it.

“On our part, the NEC Sub-Committee on Security will be meeting tomorrow and rising from the resolutions thereof soon dialogue with Mr. President and the nation’s Security Chiefs to discuss this worrisome and rapidly degenerating situation.

“On a final note, Mr. Governor, we thank God for always being merciful,” the statement reads.


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