BREAKING NEWS: Northern Senators Forum urges Nigerian Govt to put an end to abductions

Northern Senators Forum urges Nigerian Govt to put an end to abductions

Northern Senators Forum urges Govt to put an end to abductions

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The Northern Senators' Forum has called on the to come up with resolute action to address cases of abductions ravaging the country.

In a statement by its chairman, Sen. Abdulaziz Yar'adua, on Thursday in , the Forum said it was worried over the recent wave of violence and kidnappings in the north.

“The series of events that have unfolded in State, beginning with the kidnapping of 286 and staff on March 7; the despicable attack on worshippers in a on March 8 and the abduction of 61 more persons on March 12.

“This is followed by 14 persons on March 17 and a staggering total of 87 individuals in Kujuru on March 18 among others,'' he said.

According to him, these were not only reprehensible, but required urgent and resolute action by the .

Yar'adua, who doubles as the Chairman, Committee on Army, said the Forum was committed to pursuing a lasting solution to the menace of .

“We will not rest until the security situation is significantly improved and the perpetrators of these heinous crimes brought to justice.

“It is our core duty and mandate and we will spare no effort in fulfilling it for the greater good of our people and our nation,” he said.

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