Northern Govs urge more action against insurgency



babangida_aliyu_chief_servenat 600The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has expressed shock and sadness at the killing of several persons Katsina on Thursday by unknown gunmen, urging security agencies to do all that is humanly possible to halt the senseless killing of innocent citizens across the country.
of the forum and Governor of Niger State, Dr Mu’azu expressed the forum’s deepest condolences to the families of the , saying no grievance can justify such a dastardly act against defenceless citizens.
a statement by Governor Aliyu’s Chief Press Secretary, Danladi Ndayebo, the forum also condemned the reported killing of 30 Tiv farmers and destruction of property by Fulani herdsmen Benue State, describing it as one attack too many.

The statement called on security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators are caught and
brought to justice, to prevent a reoccurrence, emphasizing that a situation where innocent Nigerians become easy targets for criminals was unacceptable.

The forum also condemned the attack on Army Brigade on Friday by suspected insurgents and urged the perpetrators to lay down their arms and dialogue.
The Governors prayed God to repose to the souls of the deceased eternal rest and members of their families the fortitude to bear the loss.

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